Calling envy out

From the moment we are born, we are nurtured and shaped into an overly competitive and selfcentred, “survival of the fittest” mentality – if not by our immediate families, then the societies we grow up in. We are told that weakness is not an option and second place is not good enough. We develop personal agendas to be “the leader” and “the best” in every … Continue reading Calling envy out

Relationship Status?

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?

Sunday isn’t enough

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

Made in His Image

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

GOD’S REIGN vs man’s reign

1 Samuel 8: In this chapter we see Israel asking Samuel to give them a king like the other nations of the earth. God reigned over Israel, God appointed prophets and ordained judges, but they wanted one man to have authority over them. 19 Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, “No, but we will have a king over us, 20 that … Continue reading GOD’S REIGN vs man’s reign