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?
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
Picture this image. A raucous scene, a battlefield, contention on every side. Bodies throw against one another. Who but who will surrender? Who will stand? And there in the midst of it all, one stands, a solace surrounding him. In the chaos, the quiet abides with him. Soon they notice, the tranquil site on the battlefield. He holds a sword, but this will not stop them … Continue reading The Armour of God
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