Forgive them Father

Often we hear messages about forgiving others. People who have wronged us, people who cut us off in traffic, our ex-partners, our bosses… The list goes on. However, we go to church, shine our shoes, and walk tall, feeling good that we don't sin. We don't offend. When Jesus said, “Now go and sin no... Continue Reading →

Something so small

I always envied people who could smile, projecting confidence in a physical way showing off something I never had. For so long as I can remember I'd spent most my days digging a hole I didn't even realise I was digging. Sure words are what I spoke over myself, but I didn't think about the... Continue Reading →

To know the father

We often strive so much for people’s acceptance of us, we want to know we are loved and sometimes forget we have been all along. If Jesus came to seek and save those who are lost, why do we sometimes feel so empty when his so close. Like a whisper we ignore and a friend... Continue Reading →

Red

Society Groans In any normal situation no one should ever be excluded or pushed aside, and no one should ever be told 'it's all in your head, and you should get over yourself' Society might be changing and we're becoming more accepting of each other, but depression is still criminally misunderstood. It's not someone who... Continue Reading →

Never Meant to Be

The fear and dread of you will fall on all the beasts of the earth, and on all the birds in the sky, on every creature that moves along the ground, and on all the fish in the sea; they are given into your hands. Everything that lives and moves about will be food for... Continue Reading →

Oceans

'Jesus Started Crying' - John 11:35 (CEV) I'd been lost for so long and I couldn't remember the last time I'd been happy, I knew people who had experienced depression but thought it was just a fase. Going under I'd be happy for months then suddenly out of the blue, I'd feel like a failure,... Continue Reading →

A Child Is Born

Christmas time is a time of peace and unity. It's the time of year we forgive and forget old transgressions and spend time with loved ones. Although we have our own traditions and beliefs, Christmas leaves us wondering what the true meaning of Christmas is... For the record, it's not Jesus' birthday. The 25th of... Continue Reading →

Tears

The following is an excerpt from an online devotional. In today’s Psalm of Ascent, we read the author praising God for the restoration of the fortunes of Zion. The praise declared in the first three verses is inspired by the monumental day of the Jewish people returning to their beloved homeland after many years in... Continue Reading →

To the parent with mental illness:

Imagine this: you're playing with two of the most important people in your world. The two year old is giggling his head off as he and his 4yo sister try to 'boop' your nose. You too are having fun. Suddenly, you're under attack. You're pinned down, suffocating under the pressure on your chest. You go... Continue Reading →

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