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
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)
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. (Psalm 56v3) This has been my title of my first blog of the year, for the last couple of years. It was an idea which emerged as I opened my fresh journal for the year and saw all the space which was yet to be filled. As I opened my journal this year, I struggled … Continue reading Blank Canvas (2021)
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.
Hey, beautiful people! How has your week been? A new routine I have started in lockdown is having some quiet time in the middle of the afternoon. It is typically about 3pm as the sky is beginning to darken, I light a candle and read a chapter of Mark’s gospel. Honestly, I look forward to this time; spending it with the Lord as the longer … Continue reading The long nights…
Hello! (The beginning of this blog is a little update and thank you. Then we will get into the small devotional) I will be honest; I have been struggling to write blogs over the past two months. As I have tried to plan out blogs, I lost motivation or lost interest in what I was writing about. Instead, I gave myself a break from trying … Continue reading What is disturbing your peace?