Wait on the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait on the Lord. (Psalm 27:14) How patient are you? Are you someone who always wants to get something done in a rush or are you someone who takes the time it needs to get something done? I know I am not a patient person; truly, it is something I need to work on. As … Continue reading To wait patiently
I just wanted to encourage you with a few verses from Deuteronomy. I know from my own life and maybe you do from yours, how quickly I can forget the goodness of God. How God has led me, protected me, and has led me this far. These verses in Deuteronomy remind the Israelites of the goodness of God. It was at the time in which … Continue reading Carried through it all.
Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. (Proverbs 19v21) Do you see these days as fruitful? Or are you waiting for better days to come? I know I struggle to see the fruitfulness in these days of lockdown, and it can easily put me down. There is a lot of things I want to accomplish this … Continue reading Better Days…
Welcome, to the beginning of February blogs! I want to begin by sharing the message I shared with my church family on Sunday. We have started this series on wisdom and it being put into a song. I decided on Proverbs 11v7, which looks at hope placed in man. The song which I picked was Psalm 62, which highlights what a steadfast hope in the … Continue reading Wisdom and songs – Hope
The final week of January! There is no denying this month has been tough. As I was thinking about the content for this blog, I was led to psalm 143. It is a psalm which highlights the utter despair David was going through as he was facing such an overwhelming situation. He paints a vivid picture of the difficulties he is enduring. As the psalm … Continue reading Hope in the midst of despair
Good morning to you all! How are you doing? I am sharing with you all, the message I shared with your church this Sunday. It is in a different format to how my blogs normally are but I hope you will enjoy it all the same. I did say in my first blog of this year, I would be doing a series on 1 Peter. … Continue reading A life led by the Spirit. (Galatians 5:15-26)
I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. (27v13) Our perspective for 2021 is so important for how we will choose to journey through this year. Let us not deny 2021 has not started off easy; we are still dealing with the ongoing surge of coronavirus; political fallout and many countries are dealing with … Continue reading Perspective for 2021 (Psalm 27)
Merry Christmas and a happy new year to you! I do not know how you are feeling at moment, but I know there are many emotions that people are experiencing. Many spent Christmas on their own this year, many have lost jobs, livelihoods, and many are dealing with overwhelming grief. As I spent time with the Lord on Christmas Day, my heart was heavy with … Continue reading What a year it has been…
I have seen this post on Instagram over the past few weeks and it inspired my thoughts for this blog. The post says ‘I thought 2020 would be the year I got everything I wanted. Now I know 2020 is the year I appreciate everything I have.’ At the beginning of this year, I wrote out some ideas of what I wanted to do in … Continue reading Heart of gratitude, part two (Reflection on the year)
Happy December to you all! This week I wanted to look at the blessing of giving. When we think of giving, we normally think of giving a materialistic item or money. However, there is blessing in giving our time and in giving our thanks. The blessing of giving is not in the belief that we should receive back but in the hope of blessing someone … Continue reading The blessing of giving.