Your love language

I have been leading a book study by Danny Silk for the past five weeks, which touched on the 5 Love Languages a few weeks ago. I was struck by the truth that I need to be a student of everyone I love, to know how to best love them. Then the lightening bolt ofContinue reading “Your love language”

Monday mutterings

This morning, I accompanied my eldest to her last first day of school placement for college, one of our family traditions. I didn’t count on being jolted out of my sleep on the comfy bus by somebody angling their seat in front of me right into my knee. Coz apparently she missed seeing there wasContinue reading “Monday mutterings”

Love Came Down at Christmas

Love came down at Christmas Love, a lovely love divine Love was born at Christmas Stars and angels gave the sign Love arrived at Christmas. But it wasn’t a new love. It was the same Love that yearned for someone to love beyond the loving union of Father, Son & Holy Spirit, and so LoveContinue reading “Love Came Down at Christmas”

Coventry Carol

Lullay, Thou little tiny Child, By, by, lully, lullay. Lullay, Thou little tiny Child. By, by, lully, lullayb The days in which God determines Jesus was to arrive here on earth were tremulous ones. Great political unrest, overtaxing, long hard days forced to serve ‘landlords’ not of your choosing. Revolution was constantly simmering when itContinue reading “Coventry Carol”

careless in His care

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 acrossContinue reading “careless in His care”

love in action

Agree with each other, love each other, be deep-spirited friends. Don’t push your way to the front; don’t sweet-talk your way to the top. Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Don’t be obsessed with getting your own advantage. Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. –Philippians 2:2-4 MSG Living in communityContinue reading “love in action”

love the one you’re with- 3 ways to show it this Valentine’s Day

Love is a choice. You may have heard that before, but this Valentine’s, may it sink in deep. We show this love by how we care for those around us. By choosing to love them, our love can be seen like an outer garment. We choose to love. How we express that love should beContinue reading “love the one you’re with- 3 ways to show it this Valentine’s Day”