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FYDDLERS END STORY
FYDDLERS (FYDDLE) END GATEWAY (HIGHWAY) We had often wondered about the name of our house. I decided to investigate the word. A Fyddle (fiddle), is a pre-viol era, bowed stringed instrument, that doesn't belong specifically to any other classification.
The generic fyddle came in many sizes, shapes, string counts, construction methods, in fact, there are probably more options available than with any other instrument. Oval, box, square, pear, waisted, trapezoidal, diamond, even zoomorphic carved instruments.
Big, small, shrill, with frets or without, the fyddle was almost all things for all purposes. The Fyddle has a sound that is unique. Fyddlers End enables Nooma Dispersion (Nooma comes from phonetic spelling of the Greek word pneuma, meaning wind, spirit or breath)
HIGHWAYS OF HOLINESS Jeremiah 6:16 Thus says the Lord: Stand by the roads and look; and ask for the eternal paths, where the good, old way is; then walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.….
We are all on journeys.
Part of our journey took us to Iran in the late seventies, and we were there in the initial stages of the revolution, and up to the Shah leaving. We returned from Iran in December 1978. (Adrian was born in October 1979.)
Our journey in Somerset began in 1984. We bought a house in Wiveliscombe. Dennis was working a few miles away at a brick plant in Wellington and I intended to be a ‘stay’ at home Mum. When the local primary school failed to stretch him, Adrian became bored and difficult at school so we decided to send Adrian to Kings Hall Prep School.
I started supply teaching whilst looking for a permanent job, the fees were expensive but thankfully I soon began a full time teaching post at Burrowbridge C.E. Primary School, responsible for the infant department. My journey each day was an hour by car, so when Dennis was transferred from Wellington to another factory near Midsomer Norton, we decided to look for a house closer to Burrowbridge so Dennis would have the longer drive in the company car.
Dennis circled an area on the map and we began looking at properties for sale. One day we made a detour onto the Somerset Levels, they are beautiful wetlands. We didn't anticipate seeing any houses, but then we went past Fyddlers End, isolated, beautiful, and incredibly it was for sale.
I felt excitement rising inside me, and could not stop pressing Dennis until eventually he turned back. The owners were in the garden and asked if we would like to look around. From that moment I knew we would live there, I didn't know how, because the price was more than we could ever afford.
Dennis got so tired of me going on and on that he put in a ridiculous offer, at the price we could afford, and to his amazement the owners accepted our offer and the sale went through.
Fyddlers End was going to be a challenge because there was no running water, rain was collected and filtered, and there was just a septic tank in the garden for all waste, but at least we had electricity.
Supernatural peace, and creation's beauty, were overwhelming and far outweighed any of the negatives.
After my healing miracle in 1997, God moved us from the church we had been attending because they didn't teach about Jesus healing now, and despite seeing the miracle, sadly, God's Glory would have been quenched. We were 'fast tracked' by the Lord, and and quickly began to move within the Fruits and Gifts of Holy Spirit. It is now clear He was preparing us for our continued role here at Fyddlers End.
The evening the Lord led us to Bridport to the church where we knew an excellent speaker was going to speak, was pivotal in where the Lord has brought us today. It was a miracle in itself how when all we had was the name of the town and the date, then the man walking towards me carrying a 'sandwich board' smiled and said, 'Follow me', it was at his church. Through the meeting, and it was a wonderful testimony about how he had died and met the Lord, but then came back with a message to tell the world, the Lord’s plan was not evident. Especially when he asked for people to go up for prayer for healing. He was so reluctant to pray for us. The resurrection power we were filled with was the deposit given to us, for now. We realise this was our commissioning as 'Gatekeepers" for Fyddlers End, Watchmen for the Lord at His House of Prayer Centre.
The Lord gave me pictures, and instructions or He interpreted what He was showing me. Faithfully dating and recording each one, for over twenty years, I did not fully appreciate the prophetic, it became evident over the years when the Lord prompted as we began claiming ground for the Lord.
Tuesday 29th February 2000.... My sister, June phoned me and told me she had a Word from God for me, it was about spiritual earplugs. I needed to listen. She also saw a beam of light surrounding me as I was walking along a path, there were thorns and prickles on either side but the light protected me. As she spoke I heard what seemed like swans wings as they fly overhead,, then I sensed, saw with my spirit eyes a huge angel dropping into the garden at the rear of our house, just beyond where I was sitting at the kitchen table. The angel was very very big, and wielding a massive sword. He remained covering the house, and now another warrior angel is also over Hope Corner, our prayer room in the garden, (Elohim Gate).
There are four Sentinel Angels north south east and west standing as sentries, they arrived in 2018.
The Lord told me this in 2003, " The battle lines are drawn for Glastonbury. My legion of angels are battling overhead. Speak forth My Word into the airwaves, at, and through the whole area. Let the streets be deafened. As My Word goes forth it will not return empty, the darkness MUST flee. There will be an exodus of darkness and evil. Shops, houses, strongholds will be deserted, the enemy is on the run.Fill the voids with My Word, let this place flood with light and life and heavenly beings. This is My Gateway, I will open the floodgates and as the streams of living water flow through the area so My light will shine. Hearts will be softened, sin will be recognised and My people, My children will repent and be saved. The battle lines are drawn, in the ‘heavenlies’ it is raging, declare your intent and I will give victory."
I took this to a United Churches meeting in Glastonbury but no one responded to the call for five days and nights of prayer.
Scriptures Confirming Highways of Holiness (from the Amplified Bible) Isaiah 35:8-10 And a highway will be there; it will be called the Way of Holiness; it will be for those who walk on that Way. The unclean will not journey on it; wicked fools will not go about on it. No lion will be there, nor any ravenous beast; they will not be found there. But only the redeemed will walk there, and those the Lord has rescued will return.
(NIV) Psalms 16:6 The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; yes, I have a good heritage.
Jeremiah 6:16 Thus says the Lord: Stand by the roads and look; and ask for the eternal paths, where the good, old way is; then walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. ....
Isaiah 62:10 Go through, go through the gates! Prepare the way for the people. Cast up, cast up the highway! Gather out the stones. Lift up a standard or ensign over and for the peoples.
Psalms 24:7 Lift up your heads, O you gates; and be lifted up, you age-abiding doors, that the King of glory may come in.
Isaiah 45:2 I will go before you and level the mountains [to make the crooked places straight]; I will break in pieces the doors of bronze and cut asunder the bars of iron. Psalms 107:16 For He has broken the gates of bronze and cut the bars of iron apart.
Genesis 22:17 ....And your Seed (Heir) will possess the gate of His enemies
Genesis 28:17 ......This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gateway to heaven!
Isaiah 49:11 And I will make all My mountains a way, and My highways will be raised up.
John 14:6 Jesus said to him, I am the Way and the Truth and the Life; no one comes to the Father except by (through) Me.
Matthew 6:10 Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
We believe God is reclaiming these Highways that He created at the time of the creation of the world. In doing this He is establishing Gatekeepers for the furtherance of His Kingdom.
There have been many wells of revival and visitations from God over the centuries in our nation. There is undeniable evidence that these places are all linked along the 'Highways', there is a correlation between the past moves of God and the Highways, despite them being stolen, (ley lines), by the enemy.
These 'Highways' are being reclaimed all over the world, and Gateways, once lost, are now being re opened. Wells are being uncapped, the eternal, (ancient) pathways are being walked once again by God's children. Praise God and to Him be all the glory.
Mike Bannister came to visit us here at Fyddlers End in 2016, and he has been doing research into these 'Highways', and how God has moved in revival through the centuries along them. There have been great awakenings, creating wells of blessings along these ‘ley’ lines, or as God calls them, "Highways of Holiness".
Some of you will have read ‘ley’ lines and will immediately think of New Age etc, things not linked to God but to our enemy. The devil has never created anything, what he has done is corrupt and pervert what God created for His glory, and what was stolen is now being revealed and rediscovered, as the Lord directs, and a righteous understanding is emerging.
I am discovering that what the Lord revealed prophetically to me all those years ago, is now happening. Mike has established many Gates and Gatekeepers. All are linked on the 'Highways', and all are places of incredible anointing, moves of God, revival in the past and revival happening now, healings, miracles, and places of incredible peace.
Gatekeepers tell similar testimonies of how they had so many 'God' incidents leading to them being placed where they have now discovered there is a Gateway. Over the years we have spoken to a number of people the Lord has brought across our path, and each time we are astounded at the similarity to our own testimony about Fyddlers End. We know this is 'Truth' from God.
Each Wednesday we have set aside day dedicated to the rhythm of praying, with morning, mid-day, evening and night time prayers as they are spoken out at Ffald y Brenin, they do them every day. We speak out the assignment blessings/prayers every morning, usually before getting up. It isn't difficult and because they are written out it encourages concentration, which I so often lack in prayer, distractions seem to encroach at some point.
The Lord had directed me to go into a forty day prayer fast. I was obedient, but apart from some focussed prayer times at the beginning, I didn't feel or understand why. Then I received a prayer request from Israel about a music festival that was pure evil, and as I went into the pool for my daily swim I felt the presence of angels around the pool and the Lord took me through proclaiming, declaring and speaking scripture as I swam. It was a prayer session like I have never had before. (After this my swimming took on a whole 'other' dimension for me).
I know many were praying and interceding regarding this event, and the result was that on the evening they had a power failure, only a small number attended and they could not link with events in Europe. Praise God!
At the One Event that August, we heard lots about prayer, and the church is now specifically teaching on prayer. The Lord helped me to set up prayer stations in the church and to my amazement all of them, when walked through, led to the Holy Spirit wall, after the empty tomb, and at this point the full Gospel message had been experienced.
The first time I really began to grasp and understand a little of where the Lord was taking us at Fyddlers End with prayer, happened in a cafe. The tables were very close together and where I was sitting, although I had my back to them, I was as close to the people at the next table, as if I were sat with them. Dennis couldn't hear all that was being said but I was hearing it all. I felt sick, and spiritually in discomfort, because the man was bullying the woman, bombarding her with stuff about spirits healing her, crystals and all sorts of horrible things he said she should get involved with. They were not friends, it came out in the conversation that he had just arranged to meet her.
In my head I am thinking my usual way ahead with giving testimony to them about Jesus healing. I even went so far as to look in my bag and I had various scriptures, but Holy Spirit brought me to a halt. I clearly felt the Lord saying, NO, not this time, pray right now, praying is the most powerful weapon you can use. Dennis knew something wasn't right and before we left we began to pray. Within a minute the conversation changed and the woman said she didn't want to do 'this' anymore, but he wanted to arrange another meeting. She said she was going to move house, but he was bullying despite her being firm. As we left I saw them both for the first time, she was red faced and very unhappy, and he seemed to be filled with such a horrible presence I wanted to get away and pray again as soon as possible.
I briefly explained to Dennis and we began to pray, in tongues, and with scripture, casting out whatever was in the man, speaking blessings into them both. Eventually we felt the Lord saying it was ok to stop. This had a massive impact on me, it confirmed the importance of this season of different prayer, and how powerful and huge speaking blessings are, and declaring scripture.
A few days later in a conversation with our Minister, he talked about sound, and how orchestras now tuned to a different frequency. (Remember the concert in Israel?) What he told us was incredible about the frequencies and their effects on people. My thoughts immediately went to the swimming session where the Lord had led me so wonderfully in prayer.
One night I went to bed and slept very well, until around five thirty, when I woke up, my mind filled with things to write down about 'Prayer Assignments'. Suddenly it was like a jigsaw coming together in my head, and as the thoughts were poured out into visible words I understood what the Lord was telling me, PRAYER IS POWERFUL, PRAYER IS THE VERY BEST WE CAN DO FOR PEOPLE, PRAYER IS VITAL IN THESE END TIMES, PRAYER IS SO MUCH MORE THAN PRAYER, IT'S SPEAKING BLESSINGS, PROCLAIMING, DECLARING, AND SPEAKING SCRIPTURE INTO PEOPLE, PLACES, AREAS, NATIONS, CIRCUMSTANCES AND EVENTS.
My whole Christian life has been unevenly divided between ministering, doing, enabling, studying, teaching, preaching, painting and writing, leaving what time is left over for prayer and fellowship with precious Jesus. God was showing me that there has been a shift in the spirit realm, and because of this shift we are being called to the most powerful gift we have been given, communication with God. When we communicate with Him in the way He is now revealing to us, He releases such incredible power into people, situations, events and places.
We have been given the story of the persistent widow, she wore the King down. This revelation is that with our spoken words, and declaring scripture, we are wearing the enemy down, he has to let go and retreat. Dennis and I have words we speak out each day into the airwaves. Similar combinations of these are being used around the world in Houses of Prayer. Our prayer is that there will be an army of warriors speaking words into the airwaves, every hour of every day, persistently targeting the enemy where he would seek to kill and destroy. We have put our armour on, we are surrounded with His light. His armour of light wraps us around, enters us and weaponises us because we shine out Jesus. Our prayer is that when people look at us they don’t see us, they see Jesus.
We are equipped with His powerful words, and we will fight relentlessly, against the darkness in the world.
In 2016 the Lord began to set into place a widening of our understanding of the assignment He was giving to us. I went on a retreat day to Ffald y Brenin and my spirit was given a dimension of understanding I found incredible. I knew this was so important, but had no idea why. Dennis wasn't with me so it was difficult to clearly explain the impact. A few months later we were told about a training day in Bath, where people could go to learn about becoming a Local House of Prayer, what was amazing was that it was all led by the Ffald y Brenin teaching from Holy Spirit. That training day changed our prayer life dramatically. We experienced how speaking blessings holds such power. The illustration they gave is exciting but actually doing this in pairs was phenomenal, Holy Spirt flowed through us all. The illustration used three people, one represented God, another us, who were ministering, and the third the person being ministered to. When we pray we face God (in our spirits), and ask Him to help the person, when we speak blessings we turn to face the person, eyes open, and God places His hand on us and speaks the blessings into the person or situation through our mouths. We were paired with a person we didn't know, and each prayed for the other, and it was lovely. But then, with eyes open, each spoke blessings into the other, Holy Spirit took over and everyone was crying because of the truths, words of knowledge and love that poured out from each of us. It was remarkable. Praise God, since then, this has happened for us many times, with many people who we have spoken blessings over.
We committed with God that we would become a Local House of Prayer on the Somerset Levels. The Lord has gradually equipped us with our daily blessings, proclamation, declaration and prayers. Recently the Lord has been placing teaching across our path, from so many different directions, from godly men and women, about opening up ancient wells and pathways, and then Mike, a faithful man of God was introduced to us. God is raising up again these Highways of Holiness in these last days, and He is reclaiming these lines that were His creation.
FYDDLERS END GATEs
HOPE CORNER PRAYER ROOM (ELOHIM GATE)
(A PRAYER GARDEN),
THE ANGEL GATE, and HEAVEN GATE.
Fyddlers End is on an intersection of Highways, and we have three Gates. As Gatekeepers we have the privilidge to host the presence and Glory of God through the portals of Heavenly glory. I witnessed the vertical portal when I watched the huge angel descend and land, I shared with Dennis when hosts of Harvesting and Ministering angels arrived, and encamped here. I experience angels around our pool when I am swimming and praying, every day in the summer. (I don't want to get out). I experience a glimpse of the horizontal element because I still hear the sound of a 'Shofar' that was blown, over ten years ago in our kitchen, (miraculously by a lovely sister, who suffered from asthma). She came to stay so we could discuss going out to Israel to do some children’s work. She brought her Shofar, and was not sure why, so she was surprised when on the last day the Lord told her to blow it. She was embarrassed and said to me that she had never been able to get a sound out of it. We prayed. Raising it to her lips she was obedient and began to blow, the sound lasted a supernatural amount of time, it is still audible to me when I sit and listen, it makes me tingle.
We are situated by God in certain places to take back specific areas.
Acts 17:26 And He made from one [common origin, one source, one blood] all nations of men to settle on the face of the earth, having definitely determined [their] allotted periods of time and the fixed boundaries of their habitation (their settlements, lands, and abodes) (Amp)
12th November 2001.... I saw a map with places marked, all were high ground except Fyddlers End (but it was included on the map), Glastonbury Tor, Burrowbridge Mump, Street Hill, Turn Hill, and high ground on the Mendips, overlooking Wells.
The instructions were clear, go and pray, proclaim and declare and leave written scripture, and claim the ground back for God.
3rd April 2002.... I was given information by the Lord He was going to set up Houses of Prayer, and one was to be on the Somerset Levels. In 2016 Fyddlers End became the Somerset Levels House of Prayer, linked with Ffald - y - Brenin in Wales, and like Fyddlers End, Ffald - y - Brenin is also a Gateway on God's Highways. These Highways have been in place since Creation.
Isaiah 35:8-10 And a highway will be there; it will be called the Way of Holiness; it will be for those who walk on that Way. The unclean will not journey on it; wicked fools will not go about on it. No lion will be there, nor any ravenous beast; they will not be found there. But only the redeemed will walk there, and those the Lord has rescued will return. (NIV)
29th August 1997 was to be the first of many miracles, all leading to the incredible privilege of being caretakers of this place called FYDDLERS END, which never was, and never will be ours, it belongs completely to our awesome God, and His angels living here with us.
Three weeks after moving in I had a picture of a massive army of people heading purposefully, and angrily, toward us. I could see them on Mile Drove from the kitchen window, and sensed their progress along Beer Drove. As they got closer and closer I could see hate filled, contorted faces. Suddenly they stopped and the Lord showed me what appeared to be a shimmering bubble of light over us and the area around, He told me they could move no closer, because we had His protection over us. From that moment, fear departed.
In 2016 a friend gave me two halves of a white crystal. It’s very beautiful and radiates light. The following year our niece came to stay and whilst we prayed in the garden under the walnut tree she had a picture of two white radiating sources of light in the field behind the angelic Gate. Her description of the dome of light caused me to fetch the two halves of crystal. She gasped as she took them from my hand. This was what she saw in the field.
People are drawn here, they feel at peace. This is our precious and wonderful God, and we give Him all the glory.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH Our journey since 2016 included outreach at West Monkton Primary School. Dennis and I watched the school being built, and we both felt the Lord telling us that we would be involved there. Not long after it opened an announcement was made in church saying that local churches had been approached by the Headteacher, asking if anyone would like to be involved with the school. Immediately Dennis and I responded, joining a mixed denomination team, initially meeting for prayer. Since then the team have an established a Community Cafe for parents picking up children, Dennis and I ran a Parenting Course, and we have also taken assemblies, participated in the Summer Fair with the YOYO Singing Puppets, helped with Messy Church in the school, delivered a ‘Journey” themed experience with media and the puppets for year six pupils from West Monkton School and three other schools, (this is an annual event), an activity day in the summer holidays, the team have also been present on the estate on October 31st to present a “light” attraction, with various activities, and at Christmas Carol singing on the green. Cards are also given out at Christmas and Easter.
OURJOURNEY WITH THE LORD IS WONDERFUL AND EXCITING