Tag: faith

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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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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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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BE BOLD!

It’s scary a thing to stand out from the crowd. To “play it safe” is a kind of death isn’t it? Not to take risks, means lost opportunities. To let fear cripple you, means never to experience life in all its fullness. It doesn’t mean we won’t fail, get burned, or feel disappointment or even…

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The Joy of Birthdays.

My eldest child Ben, turned six yesterday and it was amazing. It also happened to be an inset day for his school so we had him for the whole day to celebrate. For the first time we asked him what he would like to do for his birthday, instead of me orchestrating it. It was…

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The Creative Life.

I don’t remember a time when I didn’t love words, reading or writing them. I get lost in my own world of characters and I have to be pulled back into the real world (sometimes begrudgingly). So I am in the process of getting those worlds onto paper. It is a roller coaster of an…

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Willing to be woven?

It was a question that hit my heart yesterday as I listened to the sermon. She (sorry I don’t know her name, it was my second time to this church) used the example of Ruth and Naomi and how Ruth was willing to follow Naomi and as a result, she became a part of Jesus’…

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