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Features for February ...

Self Publishing

Have you ever thought of writing a book? Maybe to put your thoughts or philosophy into print, or to document your story in mission, or perhaps to provide resources for your ministry. It's easier than you think. Madeleine McClintock, this month's guest writer, takes us through her process of self publishing to encourage more of us to 'have a go' more

Online Mindfulness Courses

Do you need a new way to retreat, unwind or meditate? Mindfulness is now a recommended treatment by the UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Christian mindfulness looks specifically at mindfulness from a Christian and biblical perspective. There are online courses that can be of benefit in personal and spiritual development especially in the areas of mental health and recovery from stress, burnout, anxiety and/or depression more

New Luggage

Skyscanner, the famous travel website, provide tips on various aspects of travel, including choosing baggage solutions. Recent articles have included '10 cabin bags guaranteed to get your hand luggage on board', 'Suitcases you didn't know you needed until now' and '9 luggage accessories for the most organised packing ever'. They also provide a handy Cabin Baggage Guide detailing the hand baggage sizes and weight restrictions for many airlines more

50 Travel Bloggers Money Saving Tips interviewed over 50 professional travel bloggers and asked them for their best money saving tips for travel. The result was a massive database of awesome travel tips. If you have other tips, please share them in our OSCARactive Finance group more

Serving as Senders, Torquay

We're running a 'Serving as Senders' day at Upton Vale Baptist Church on March 4th. If you or other members of your church are within reach of South Devon, why not come along and learn all about supporting your missionary? It would be great to have you join us for the day more

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