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 […]
I am learning more and more to focus on the moments and the people. As my parents, children and I get older;
Stories of Life, in partnership with 1079 Life, is a writing competition that seeks out everyday stories of faith and inspiration. Individuals like you who have been inspired by our extraordinary God can explore any aspect of faith – and so lateral thinking is welcome and encouraged. We are looking for stories about how you […]
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
Recently, I was doing my usual Facebook scroll before dragging myself out of bed, when I came across this quote: ‘In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold.’ The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the object’s history which adds to it’s beauty. Consider this when you feel broken’. Because I couldn’t […]
My assumed belief is that, at some point, people always get tired of me… I’ve realised lately I assume the same of God.
To wait is to wrestle against the need for an immediate response and it might just be that in the waiting, we learn more than we would in an answer.
Heaven is where God is, and since God is everywhere, heaven isn’t just ‘up there’ but touches earth too.