survivor, meet the Overcomer

Survivors are terrified of a reality they already innately know to be true: even if people did know, they wouldn’t do anything to help. – Kaeyley Trillis Haver, childhood rapper survivor When we are under siege at a very young age, we can pick up partial truths and run with them: It’s my fault myContinue reading “survivor, meet the Overcomer”

Regrets

Like all of us, I too have regrets in my past. Not meeting Jesus earlier. My behaviour in many situations. My response to several circumstances. The lack of love or compassion I failed to show many who crossed my path. How I have been as a daughter, sister, niece, granddaughter, cousin. Wife, mother. Friend, coworker,Continue reading “Regrets”

when history & destiny intersect

Our scars reflect our history but they don’t determine our destiny; they’re the intersection where our pain meets the needs of others. David Cassidy I used to feel badly about my scars, both the visible and private ones. Not any longer. Without my life experiences, I would not be who I am today. I wouldContinue reading “when history & destiny intersect”

let it flow

Five years ago, I hit a bit of a harder patch than ever before. Injuries, illnesses & secrets revealed combined in an attempt to soak me dry to the bone. Without God, the enemy would have succeeded in fully leaching the life out of me. As it is, God held me even closer, spoke toContinue reading “let it flow”

break the yolk

Yesterday, during worship, I had an encounter with God that shook me. Literally & figuratively. I have a few physical issues that have been bothering me, some of them long years of discomfort. But i had a sense in that split second that although my physical issues are a big deal to me, there wasContinue reading “break the yolk”

sea foam break down

As I was walking this morning, I had a mini revelation about my fave colour. I absolutely love sea foam/pistachio/moss green. And today, as I was quietly listening to my Abba, I heard about why it is suited to me, why I am drawn to it. Sea foam is a mix of green (made upContinue reading “sea foam break down”

out of the dark

All new life comes out of the dark places. -Ann Voskamp Out of the hard broken places, hope can spring. If you keep a small nugget alive…like a tiny mustard seed just waiting to germinate. You see, I know first hand how this is true. The dark places help illuminate the hidden truth waiting toContinue reading “out of the dark”

the countdown is on

Aslan knew what He was doing when He offered Himself in the traitor’s place. He knew that only blood from a willingly poured out life was offered on the altar, there would be no freedom. Life would stay bound in permanent ice. No true warmth. No hope. Endless cold. This winter, the area where IContinue reading “the countdown is on”