17 years ago halfway across the globe from where I live the event the event that would change the world happened. We all know where we were when it happened. We can all recall exactly what happened. 17 years ago the twisted metal, smoke and shock was seen and felt around the world. 17 years... Continue Reading →
For the past few weeks and several to come I have been doing a series on The Body of Christ - how we are all different but part of the same body in Christ (Romans 12:1-8). We've been looking at how people's gifts (aptitudes/personalities) are comparable to parts of the body and how we all... Continue Reading →
My old friend came for a visit, Then stayed for a while. I kept her a secret Hidden behind my smile. My friend wouldn't leave me. She was always around. She slowly, so slowly, Ran me further aground. My smile was no shelter, Everyone was far away. My old friend stayed close - I liked... Continue Reading →
What do those three words mean, exactly? Or, I guess, more accurately: what are you trying to tell me when you say those words?
What most of us want more than anything else is to be loved. From the time we are born until we are old it's the one thing that we crave. We can have a relationship with God and feel fulfilled but still feel lonely, because we're created to be around people, to socialise. Our spirits... Continue Reading →
If I could say one thing to the younger me, I'd tell that small boy that he will end up finding his self-esteem and end up having more confidence than he could believe. I love encouraging people to not give up and to always believe in the story of their life; because giving up was... Continue Reading →
Encouragement isn't just making people happy. Encouragement is putting courage into people. But how do you put courage into a person? You show them hope. Hope is one of the greatest tools to pull people out of their darkest depths. While we can't physically lift people out of their troubles, what we can do is... Continue Reading →
For as long as I can remember I had a monster growing at the edge of my life, he towered over my self-esteem and beat me down everytime I tried to tell the truth about who I was. Crazy thing is that monster still exists but every day his spine grows weaker, as I grow... Continue Reading →
That very first moment where pen meets paper, where ink meets page, forever changing how that page is seen is daunting, powerful, and incredibly freeing.