The Lure of Happiness

I read an Instagram post today that said, “Do whatever makes you happiest”. My first thought was, well that’s a nice sentiment, but then I thought, actually how sad it really is. Are they implying there are levels of happiness, by saying the “happiest”? Are they saying stay away from all things that may be […]

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The Long Wait

How often are we caught in between seasons? A season of the long wait…when we are not sure of the outcome? Perhaps something has happened and caused us to wilt or wither, perhaps even quite unexpectedly…and perhaps we dont even know how we will survive this.
I have found there is only one thing we can do when we are faced with a long wait…and that is HOPE.
I tried stress – it didnt work.. worry gets you nowhere and fear leads you deeper into the dark…Hope is your only chance to survive.

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Are You Ready For The Ride Of Your Life?

Have you ever found yourself paused on this life journey, wondering where to now?
Jesus has promised that the Holy Spirit will live within believers. He will help us understand the truth of the gospel, teach us how to apply this truth to our lives and grow in a deeper more intimate relationship with Jesus.

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HOW TO TRUST GOD IN OUR EVER CHANGING WORLD

Change is hard. I’ve heard that many times throughout my life, but I always thought I handled change very well. I was good at adapting to new seasons. I welcomed change. That is, until I was faced with one my heart wasn’t ready for… I know those days of childhood are long gone and my […]

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Jesus needed time alone with God – so do I

There is always something to do. As a working mum, there are never-ending demands on my time and energy, so my to-do list never seems to get done! I know the struggle is real and I know the only way to get through each day is by being alone with God… Sometimes our souls need […]

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TRUTH, LIES AND THE PROPHET AMOS

“Their lies led them astray, lies which their Fathers followed.” Amos 2:4 I want to share with you a little nugget I found in the Old Testament book of Amos. Throughout the book the prophet speaks to the people of Israel. He warns them of the coming punishment for despising the law and turning away […]

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The Offering of worship

Zephaniah 3: 10,12 (NIV) 10 From beyond the rivers of Cush     my worshipers, my scattered people,     will bring me offerings. 12 But I will leave within you     the meek and humble. The remnant of Israel     will trust in the name of the Lord. Growing up in the church, I had come to associate the word worship with the time dedicated […]

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God and Me and a pile of folding…

I couldn’t shake the feeling, the heaviness that had resided upon me the last few days…I was troubled, and I knew why.  So right there in front of the folding pile I told the Lord how I was feeling. I knew He knew, but I needed His truth to shine light on my feelings. I […]

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Finding who i am

When you get to know whose you are, you’ll get to know who you are. Who you are meant to be, who you were created to be was written in His heart long before the voices of this world even knew you existed.

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A change in my perspective

So, I cried a little while loading the washing machine this morning… No, it wasn’t because I was frustrated by the never-ending pile of dirty clothes or the fact, that more washing meant more hanging out and more folding. It was because I was washing my son’s school uniform for the last time.  I finally […]

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