Take me away…

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 toContinue reading “Take me away…”

what a Word

Words have the power to bless, uproot, encourage, surgically impact or curse. Sometimes all in the same day. And when words are both your primary love language and part of your job, words can pierce far beyond the speaker’s intention. There is One, however, who knows the power of words. He not only inspired theContinue reading “what a Word”

pace or pursuit

Is the pace at which I am doing God’s work destroying God’s work in me? Bill Hybels There are days where I feel like I can’t catch my breath. One thing after another gets crossed off my to-do list, until I collapse on the sofa at the end of the night and wonder where myContinue reading “pace or pursuit”

snapshots of thanks

Giving thanks doesn’t have to sound melodious or look beautifully wrapped in order to be genuine, or appreciated. God looks at the heart, and we should too. One of my children had a teacher when in grade 2 who positively impacted me in this area. I may have mentioned how she referred to each childContinue reading “snapshots of thanks”

snapshots of thanks

Giving thanks doesn’t have to sound melodious or look beautifully wrapped in order to be genuine, or appreciated. God looks at the heart, and we should too. One of my children had a teacher when in grade 2 who positively impacted me in this area. I may have mentioned how she referred to each childContinue reading “snapshots of thanks”

when our walk can speak louder than our talk

There are times when the walls are meant to come down, and God wants us to know it is because of who He is, not due to the works of our hands. Dive into Joshua with me, and take a peek at the battle for Jericho with me today. In Joshua 6, we meet upContinue reading “when our walk can speak louder than our talk”

clinging tightly

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,Continue reading “clinging tightly”

when the going gets rough

I get a bit queasy on buses & boats. As long as I can keep my eyes fixed on a permanent spot, I am able to calm myself. In our daily lives, the waters can become rough with towering waves in the blink of an eye. Insecurity & doubt can rise to try and crashContinue reading “when the going gets rough”