I Still Believe…

I Still Believe…

“For you know that your believing brothers and sisters around the world are experiencing the same kinds of troubles you endure. And then, after your brief suffering, the God of all loving grace, who has called you to share in his eternal glory in Christ, will personally and powerfully restore you and make you stronger than ever. Yes, …

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Make Room…

Make Room…

2021 is a breath away… It sits on the horizon in all its freshness of hope waiting for us like an unopened gift. Normally right now I would be reflecting and thinking on the year that is passing whilst hoping and dreaming for the year that is coming. Perhaps I would write down a word …

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When the road gets tough…

When the road gets tough…

I’ve found myself struggling lately – getting lost in the need to see progress, in the need to keep pushing forward. Its been a long and hard year for everyone but I felt now more than ever did I want to keep going. It always seems to be the way when you’ve come so far. …

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Love writes us…

Love writes us…

I was reading Hosea this morning in the Bible and it struck me hard today as I reflected on God’s words how much He wanted for Israel to return from their own ways. The voice of Love echoes through every word… “When Israel was a child, I loved him…” Hosea 11:1 “It was I who …

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An Unwelcome Visitor…

An Unwelcome Visitor…

When did I lose my voice to Fear? A lion that roars above me, who strangles all my noise to an insignificant squeak. He stalks his prey and hunts them down until they have no one else to run or hide and then he yells, “Its time to be quiet…” He holds you hostage in …

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God as Creator, Us as Subcreators…

God as Creator, Us as Subcreators…

Have you seen that episode of How I Met Your Mother, where the Mother’s old orchestra teacher asks her what her main goal in life was? She said she wanted to end poverty, and he said every decision she made from then on out needed to serve that goal. Yes I know it’s a silly …

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It’s good to ask, why?

It’s good to ask, why?

Why do I write? I thought I’d spend some time today sharing what led me to where I am now. Why do I spend long hours typing away often exploring deeply emotional issues? Why do I find my mind buzzing with ideas at the most random times like brushing your teeth? Why do I sometimes …

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Unwanted Chapters…

Unwanted Chapters…

Anxiety has been a part of my story – it has led me down paths where I would rather have not travelled. It has made me feel weak, unworthy, ashamed, enslaved, confused and in pain. It has made me hide. It has made me mean even to the ones that I love. It has made …

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Kingdom Stories…

Kingdom Stories…

I often look at people, strangers in the street that I have never met, and wonder what is your story? We, each of us, have Kingdom stories within us. Some of our stories are full of victory and speak the name of Jesus but other stories are quietly unfinished. Perhaps it was something that began …

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The Pilgrim’s Table…

The Pilgrim’s Table…

“Joining them at the table for supper, he took bread and blessed it and broke it, then gave it to them.” Luke 24:30 We are all invited to the table. We are all welcome to the table. Come join us at the table. Weary pilgrims we may be but there is a place we can …

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