My 1st rejection

I think I have hit a milestone in my writing career, my first rejection email! Now, I have to admit, it hurt. I may have even shed a little tear. However, it was quickly wiped away and my hurt was quickly replaced with a deeper desire to accomplish my goal of being published. I felt…

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Revelation 21:5

What an incredible promise! How deep and mysterious it is, but also full of hope and encouragement.┬áThis promise in Revelations, of God’s ability to make all things new is for the future so that we cling onto the promise of the new heaven and earth but is also for now. It is an anchor for…

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Food.

My love of cooking developed late. My mother made sure that I could cook as a matter of survival and she was determined that I would learn the basics and I did. She started the lessons when I was about nine I would complain and moan the whole time because I knew that the majority…

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Mum guilt vs. Dad guilt

My partner and I were discussing when we should do shopping tomorrow, he wanted to go straight after dropping our eldest off to school but I said I can’t go with him until after I had taken our youngest to playgroup in the morning. My youngest son has been asking me in his cutest voice…

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Testimony.

As you may already know, I have moved to Hastings recently. I have now joined a church and I am also in a new house group. I have been asked to give my testimony to the group in the next get together. When I was asked, I have to admit that my heart did a…

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DWELL

I love when God brings things together to give a single message, to give a perspective and direction. Today it was to DWELL. When I actually look at the word, it doesn’t look like it should in my eyes. It looks like someone just put a D in front of well, a kind of made…

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1st draft nearly complete!

I love butterflies. They are my favourite species, for their beauty and diversity but also their transformation. I find it surprising and a wonderful reminder of what we are like on this journey through life. I also think it is the same for creativity. It needs time go from a thought or a picture to…

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Today is my birthday.

Today is my birthday and I have to be honest, I am a bag of mixed emotions. A part of me feels joyful and grateful that God has brought me to this point to celebrate another birthday. Apart of me feels sad as so much has changed this year and I am still struggling to…

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