I had big trust issues growing up. You would think this made me guarded, secretive, defensive. No. Instead I made myself vulnerable to everyone. I decided the best way to protect myself from disappointment, was to have no expectations of anyone. I recall my explanation to a friend – since I couldn’t bring myself to trust anyone, I would make sure anything I disclosed … Continue reading Vulnerability in Love
It isn’t my relationship that redeemed me. Some of us have been to terrible, dark places in our lives – paths we blame ourselves for journeying; so that if any man or woman should choose to love us, deep within us we believe there lies our redemption. “She can be loved” His proposal tells the world “she can be loved”, and having her by his side makes him … Continue reading Relationship Status?
BEING SINGLE IS BEING RICH Personal Growth – Wisdom Richard met Grace one frosty winter morning. Grace was also frosty. The cold weather had clearly worn at her patience, and the wait for the bus to the train station made her all the more intolerant. But a small warmth gathered in the bottom of Richard’s stomach – in this bitter cold, he was beginning … Continue reading Single and Rich: Personal Growth
Rightly so, as children of God we desire to look like our heavenly Father. All too often I understand the frustration when we fall short. As one of three children, I remember how jealous I became when a family friend visited and said my sister resembled my Mum more than I did. She was clearly mistaken. The competition was never-ending between my Sister and … Continue reading Made in His Image
BEING SINGLE IS BEING RICH Often times, our spiritual growth changes in pace and direction. For instance, discovering a new spiritual gift within a short space of time or developing an enduring faith in God, over a life time.Yes the spirit is a mystery…beyond human understanding. But by the grace of GOD , HE reveals to us, what we need to know, when we need to … Continue reading Single and Rich: Spiritual Growth
BEING SINGLE IS BEING WEALTHY Many of us don’t understand just how privileged we are even before we say “I do”. Let me explain. When you are single you have a currency £$ of potential at your disposal. A blank chequer. You have access to a savings account banked with: Accomplishment, spiritual growth, personal growth and experience. Whilst we’re single, the time we have for ourselves is probably at its … Continue reading Single and Rich
Did you know that it says in the bible that man should seek peace and work for it? 1 Peter 3:11 Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and ensue it. (KJV) He must stop doing evil and do good. He must look for peace and work for it. (NCV) As children of light, peace is one of our inheritances in the spiritual … Continue reading Peace Series 1