Take me away, a secret place A sweet escape, take me away Take me away to better days Take me away, a hiding place – Natasha Bedingfield, Pocket Full Of Sunshine My heart started crying out this song to my Abba these past few days. When life gets tough, my first reaction is instinctively to … More Take me away…
I am very blessed in community. I know several people who feel like they are all alone in their circumstances or situations, and the reality is: often it’s due to your choices. We don’t always reach out to show our need nor vulnerability when we can, so we essentially build a wall to block out … More community: family by choice
Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not grow faint. Isaiah 40:31 Hope is fuel and passion fuels hope. Christine Caine How is your fuel tank? Are you running low from all the running around you … More what is fueling your hope?
I have been an avid bird lover since I learned that penguin parents sing to their young. As a ‘songbird’ myself, that resonated deep within me. I liked that love can be shown through a song. As a child, i often wondered to myself who cared for all the wild birds I enjoyed soaring across … More careless in His care
When my children were babies & toddlers, they used to cling tightly to me when we were in new situations or meeting new people. As a mum, I adored those pressing in close snuggly opportunities which helped build their trust as they learned they could count of me to protect them. As a little girl, … More clinging tightly
Over the past month, our pastors have been guiding us through the Word and reintroducing us to Holy Spirit. John 17:13 has been the one verse that has spoken to me more than any, so it was pretty timely of Him to remind me of it yet again this morning through today’s http:// first5.org devotion. … More 7 reasons to be Spirit led
Most of us like to lead. To be in control, to make the decisions, to head up the charge. As Christians, we need to let go of our desire to lead, and learn to follow. There is only One Head of the church, and His Name is Jesus. He laid down His life in order … More step behind to move forward