Author: Lorrene Mcclymont
Do you ever hear something from God and then end up really surprised when it doesn’t turn out the way you thought it would? That seems to be my life. I like to know how things will happen and how they will work, so when I hear something from God, I tend to fill in […]
This week’s blog is a little different from my regular posts. I have been listening to Hillsong United’s song Highlands (Song of Ascent), and it grabs me every single time. It is one of my personal favourites at the moment; it is on repeat a lot. Do you have worship songs that you listen to that just […]
I am writing this blog to myself because this is an area I am struggling with at the moment. I am spending time seeking wisdom from people I trust, encouragement from those who believe in me, and praying about the huge dreams that I can’t possibly imagine doing. Do you have a huge dream in […]
You know that feeling you get when you are really looking forward to something? You anticipate it all week, plan for it, think about it, tell people about it. As it gets closer, you start to get excited, you start to count the days and then the hours until finally the time arrives. Do you […]
If you regularly follow Essential Hope or Hope Images, you will know I have spent the last couple of weeks in Tasmania with family. Tasmania is a beautiful state, and there are so many incredible things to see. Each time I visit, I seem to come back with a longer list of must-sees than the […]
I am learning more and more to focus on the moments and the people. As my parents, children and I get older;
It is really on my heart to share openly and honestly with people about where I am at at any given time. I want to be able to inspire hope but also be honest about the times that I don’t quite have it together. Aside from anything else, they are the times I tend to learn the […]
Ultimately my flawed view of God was the reason I was unable to give him control over every area in my life.
It is about time alone, recharging, creating and seeing the beauty that surrounds us. This time helps me to remember how blessed I am even in the midst of tough circumstances
Sometimes, I do feel like the wider community is better at sitting in the ruins with someone and just being there in the pain.