So… I’ve been feeling sorry for myself lately. During my primary school years – around age 9 or 10, one of the most anticipated events at the end of the school day was the ice cream man. As my mind shifted from the joy of not being the last one to be let out of the classroom (everything was a competition when I was younger … Continue reading Are you having a pity party?
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?
It could be through a dream, conviction of the heart, a revelation. When God speaks, something new is born – a vision, an assignment, a calling, an ambition. It changes the way we see all that is around us. Our priorities are often rearranged, we sing a new chorus in our hearts, and our minds are filled and fuelled by it. “God said” starts more … Continue reading Is anything too hard for the Lord?
Even as a Christian, don’t make the mistake of believing that your acknowledgment of God is the end of the journey. The journey has only just begun. You are no longer the same, in fact you will spend the rest of your life being changed forever. You are created with such intricacy, such specific detail – nothing in this world can ever fill the void … Continue reading Sunday isn’t enough
For the joy of the LORD is your strength Nehemiah 8:10 “I choose Joy” Joy How easy is it to hold on to joy, when a wave of sadness floods your mind? A misplaced item, the wrong choice of words, a scornful look, the playing out of injustice, a subtle descending of sadness – covering the heart. But the day is not spent. See, the Son … Continue reading I choose joy
One thing I think a lot of Christians struggle with is waiting… For some people working in faith, serving in faith, sowing in faith, even being persecuted and still having faith, is not as much of a challenge for them as waiting in faith. We become uncomfortable, we pray and we don’t hear anything, we fast, we seek counsel, and that feeling … Continue reading While I Wait
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