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This website is for EVERYONE, those who are seeking answers to lifes problems, and also for believers desperately seeking genuine Biblical truths. It is for those who are hurting, or those who are seeking to help someone who is - those in need of comfort, guidance, acceptance and understanding. Please make full use of our free downloads, they are there to minister to the hurts and needs of the Young, the Downtrodden, the Destitute, the Poor, the Abused and the Bereaved. We also have a free download specifically for Military Personnel and their families, all of whom live daily under the most extraordinary pressure. We hope these downloads will meet your particular needs at this time and be a Blessing to you and your families.

Our other downloads deal with different aspects of life from Environmental issues to human relationships, from Young Love and Sexual Abuse, to the middle years of life. The majority of these downoads are extracts from my e-books, Lost and Found - The Other Side Of Me, The Betrayal Of The Innocent and The Young Heart Awakens, all of which can be purchased either from our Inspirational Section or our Romance and Wise Words Section. ALL our e-books and downloads look just as good as our websites do! They are not boring to look at OR boring to read! We utilize colour backgrounds and powerful imagery in conjunction with coloured text to enhance your reading experience and ensure that our e-books are both uplifting and memorable!     COMING SOON!     PART TWO of the Trilogy 'Lost and Found - The Other Side Of Me'! Laugh, smile, gasp and fume through the next three chapters of my life! From hilarious anecdotes and the absurdities of Life through to travel, intrigue, falling in love and a very dramatic near-death experience, this second part of the Trilogy has it all! AND IT'S ALL TRUE! You don't want to miss it! N.B. This will not be serialized on any of my websites!

For those of you who are young and in love, or have children or grandchildren who are, we highly recommend our free download "Young Love -It's Joy And Perils". If you know or are related to a young person you suspect has been spritually and emotionally damaged by an unfortunate choice or encounter, our e-book download "The Young Heart Awakens" provides wonderfully healing and compassionate words of comfort, guidance and upliftment to help them get through what can be a hugely traumatic time in their lives, particularly if they do not receive the support, understanding and spiritual encouragement they so desperately need. Teenage suicides are on the increase all over the World - make sure someone you love or care about doesn't become just another sad statistic. God IS there, He DOES Care and so must we! There is also some lovely romantic verse on offer in our Romance and Wise Words Section. True Love is a wonderful gift from God but wisdom is still very necessary!


It is a time not for frustration or despair, or for sorrow, doubts and fears, but a time to dwell on the Glorious Majesty of our Living God Who constantly watches over us, guiding us and protecting us from ALL the evils of this World. It is HIS Will that will prevail in our lives if we heed His Voice and faithfully follow the teachings of Our Precious Messiah. There is a free download for your upliftment at our free downloads section

The following is a very special trilogy to uplift, guide and point the Way to our Heavenly Father through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Share it with those you know who are suffering, living with fear and dread in poor living conditions and wondering where their next meal is coming from. Feed His sheep with whatever food you can spare and with this fresh word of encouragement from God.
This trilogy is also available as a free download here.

I Have No Fear In Jesus

I have no fear in Jesus,
There is no fear in Jesus,
For there is nothing Satan can do,
To change the Victory
The Lord has Won for me,
And so to Jesus I’ll always be true.

If you should look for Him,
You’ll find Him waiting there,
To share your heavy load,
And ease your every care,
So open wide your door
And let Him Dwell in you
For in Jesus we have no fear.

So come and praise The Lord
For all He’s done for you,
His Love is Perfect,
His Love is Ever True,
So testify of Him,
Uplift His Holy Name,
For in Jesus we have no fear.

© Sylvia Darling 2017


When You hung there on that Cross at Calvary
It was the generations ahead that You could see.
Men and women, girls and boys,
All deceived by Satan’s ploys,
And crying out, alone with their misery.

When You hung there on that Cross You bled for me,
Your heart ached for the pain that You could see.
You saw that desperate need,
And with Your death You sowed a seed
That would lead me straight to God through Calvary.

Despite the blackness of our hearts that You saw then,
You still cried ‘Abba, Father – I’ll die for them!
In Your compassion for man’s loss
You went so meekly to the Cross
And gladly paid the price at Calvary.

Oh, My Saviour! What a joy should fill our hearts,
For in Your Master Plan we each have parts!
We all can play a role!
We too can help men to be whole,
Through the Victory won for us at Calvary!

© Sylvia Darling 2017

Christ is there for you too, in the midst of the deprivation, in the midst of the squalid living conditions, in the midst of the violence Christ The Holy Son of God is there with you, walking side by side with you.

Sylvia Darling

Isaiah 53:6 KJV

“All we like sheep have gone astray: we have turned every one to his own way: and the Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all”

It is a time for prayer, a time for genuinely seeking the Face of God and a time for repentance. It is a time to turn from believing the disbelieving and catastrophically false and misleading words of politicians and scientists but to return wholeheartedly to believing and trusting Our Heavenly Father who will turn all things to our advantage if we lift up Holy hands and pray. Put your trust in HIM and none other, humble yourselves before Him and intercede for your Nation and He WILL hear you.

Sylvia Darling.

Letting Go

Father, this has been a hard lesson to learn.
From windy hills and barren places
I’ve cried out to You to talk to me.
Sometimes Your answer has come so late
I have despaired, and searched my soul
For error or for sin.
I’ve stood on Your Word,
Believed in Your Provision,
And stared at the dark shadows all around me.
But suddenly in the stillness of night,
Surrounded by Your Peace,
I begin to understand.
I perceive the hold my wants and needs
Have upon me and am staggered.
Is it really so important,
What I eat, what I wear,
When You have clothed me in righteousness,
And spread out Your Table before me?
Oh Father, now I truly see,
Nothing else matters – only You.

Sylvia Darling
© Sylvia Darling 2016

A Life Of Praise

I place my heart between Your Hands in humble offering,
And sacrifice my will at the foot of Your Throne.
I cast aside all worldly aims and proud ambition
That I might live my life to bring glory to Your Name!
Let it be a sweet savour unto You Lord!
Let my heart beat on with Yours in one accord!
Let my lips cry out to all, my God is Worthy!
Let my life enable others to hear Your Call!
Let my heart lie next to Yours in adoration!
Let my mouth sing out anew with songs of praise!
Let Christians all around bring acclamation
To their God By Whom The Universe was made!

Sylvia Darling

©Sylvia Darling 2016

The Way Of The Cross

What would you have me say about serving The Lord?
That it’s fun? That it’s easy?
Should I not speak of those times of inner searching
That will cause you to cry out as one in torment?
Nor mention those occasions when your heart will ache,
And you will thirst as one lost amidst the deserts dry and gritty dunes,
Fearing you will never hear His Voice again?
Moments when the aridity of the Wilderness,
Or the depths of the Valley seem too great for your soul to bear?
Yet if I speak not of these things how do I help you?
For you must crave what lies beyond the pain of these experiences,
And discover for yourself the perfection of His Salvation
And the nature of His Greater Plan for you, and all mankind.
Victory lies waiting at the end of your particular tunnel
If you will but pass through it.
If we would have Him change our wooden vessels into chalices
Of gold we must realise that we too must pay a price.
We who earnestly seek to hear the very heart-beat of our Living God
Must also be prepared to spend our time in Gethsemane,
And having endured Gethsemane still have the courage and devotion
To go on to our own personal Calvary.
Only if we have done all these things shall we even begin
To perceive the Wonder of our God, or the Nature of His Love for us.
Shall I tell you that it’s easy…or shall I simply say He’s worth any

Sylvia Darling

© Sylvia Darling 2019

Scaling The Peak

Each move I make is another step
Along Your special path,
So many steps must still be made,
And sometimes the climbing seems hard,
But when I reach that shining peak
Where I will meet my Lord,
How tiny will those steps appear
When compared with my reward!
Sylvia Darling
© Sylvia Darling 2019

The High Places

It’s easy to delight in Him in the midst of the Golden Field, ripe and scented with the
sweet aroma of herbs and flowers, but it’s not so easy to believe and trust when we
find ourselves on the rocky outcrop to which that sweet-smelling field leads.
We gaze silently at its bleak and barren aspect and turning our heads look back
upon the path our feet so recently travelled with such joy and gladness.
The way ahead does not look welcoming. Can it be the right path we wonder?
Should we, can we, go further? Yes, the path IS there but it is here that we must put
down all our talents and ‘works’ for Him, together with our fanciful imaginings of
glory and power, and gazing steadfastly at Him learn to WAIT and to HEAR until
we are sure we are following His leading and not secretly seeking to exalt ourselves
in our ‘service’ to Him. When we have truly seen ourselves in relation to our work
He shows us we can pick up those burdens again if we will, but now we will know
more clearly what to take. Sorrowfully we look upon Pride and Ambition, knowing
now what a large part they played in getting us thus far when all along we thought we
were being pure and holy. We turn from these and look at the other burdens we
carried up to this point, self-esteem and hidden sin, carefully concealed avarice
and greed, and we feel no desire for these things either. So what is left? We bend
down and pick up that one remaining package we still feel we need, the one
marked ‘Knowledge’ and we carry it for a while. Knowledge of HIM is first borne,
then known in the mind, but then when it is experienced, head knowledge must
be discarded,
for we no longer need ‘knowledge’ when He is truly IN us, our faith is no
longer a burden to be carried like a Cross upon our backs, we ARE faith!
When God shines in us, through us, people will look at us and perceive HIM in all
His Beauty and they will fall down and CRY to know the Living God. Only
then shall we truly be vessels, only then are we full of His Life not our own.
That last parcel called ‘knowledge’ was discarded along the way when we started to be
what our earthbound selves merely had us doing and saying. The external façade
has at last become an internal reality, but one unpolluted by earthbound ideals.
We shall walk in His strength not our own, and see through His Eyes with new
compassion and new understanding both the sins of our fellowman and our own.
Sylvia Darling
© Sylvia Darling 2019

The toll of city life today and the ACTUAL price we pay!


The world is full of aching hearts,
Full of fear, dulled hope and pain;
People afraid to count the cost,
Merely hoping it’s not in vain.
So many are trapped in emptiness,
They’re the lost in hot pursuit
Of imagined prizes and worthless goals,
Idols held in high repute.
How God must weep as He watches
While they seek as their common goal
The riches of a transient world,
Not Salvation for the soul.
When will they see the futility
Of their endless toil and strife?
One day they’ll see what their idols cost –
The Gift of Eternal Life!

© Sylvia Darling 2019

“Aching hearts, full of fear, dulled hope and pain”, those few words describe the way far too many of us live our lives today, refusing to admit what it actually does cost us physically, emotionally, spiritually, just to get through another day. We know in our hearts that it is all in vain, that tomorrow will be exactly the same, and the day after that, and the day after that. The Apostle Paul wrote that “Spiritual truths are spiritually discerned”, but few of us today are really looking for spiritual solutions for problems we perceive as belonging to our Modern World, and far too complex for God to be the only answer we need. I did too. I had no-one to open my eyes to the truth, to guide my feet along the right path. I met with God when I was very, very small, too young to understand all I needed to understand so of course I stumbled and fell very often as I grew up. My childhood was not a happy one and even when I was young I would wonder ‘What is the point? Why am I here? Why was I ever even born?’, but even though I wandered far from God feeling lonely and afraid, I later discovered that He had never ONCE let go of my hand, although I had most certainly let go of His! Why not spend a little time with me on my other website too, sylviadarling.com perhaps sharing some of my heartache and despair will help you find healing and explanations for your own. I promise you it’s not a BORING read and it’s only a click away…JOIN ME, you have absolutely nothing to lose and so very much to gain!

© Sylvia Darling 2019

This months' instalment of "Lost and Found, The Other Side Of Me" can be viewed   here.


In a horrifying new development I awake to hear my Mother groaning in the kitchen and our situation goes from bad to worse.

Missed an instalment? Can't wait to see what happens next? Catch up on sylviadarling.com or download the e-book "Lost and Found, The Other Side Of Me" in the Inspirational Section.

(Printed with permission of Sylvia Darling author of "Lost and Found - The Other Side Of Me")


Uplifting and inspiring Christian Verse


Friendship is a marvellous thing,
A rarity to find !
The meeting of a kindred soul,
A matching of the mind.
A common understanding
When no words need be said,
This is what we yearn for,
Else a part of us lies dead.

Emotions that are never aired,
Like many hurts never shared,
Are seldom fully understood,
To analyse together is good.
Comparison perspective brings
Then once again the spirit sings,
Such are the benefits friendship can give,
So stretch out your hand and start to live !

Sylvia Darling

© Sylvia Darling 2016.

The Lord would always have us reach out to our Christian brothers and sisters, especially in times of need or those moments of despair we all experience from time to time. Follow the leading of the Holy Spirit in your heart and don’t let timidity hold you back.

Sylvia Darling.

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