Stories. Our community is built on stories. Our identity, it's built on stories. Some stories are funny, awe inspiring, easy to share. Others we try to hide, they're harder to tell, and we keep them bottled up. Sometimes the best stories ever told are about our worst moments, we always forget this. Sometimes what helps... 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 →
In school, we were often given an image to serve as inspiration for a creative writing piece. Usually the only restraints would be a word goal, or page length. I used to love these tasks. One time when I was twelve, my teacher handed out this image of a woman who was... 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?
This is a very different blog to what I normally write. Normally I have the week to think about what I write about and a topic presents itself; but this week I haven’t had the time. Why is that? Today I enrolled to study a tertiary degree. I know this maybe doesn’t sound like a... Continue Reading →
It’s a long road from the overwhelming abyss to freedom, but there will come a day when you can look up – and see that the darkness you’ve been surrounded by has been broken by a tiny pinprick of light.
She had expectations of what rescue would look like. Had hopes of what her salvation would entail. When she receives it though – its not what she thought she wanted.
Everyone has an opinion. Some are more vocal about it than others, some hold opinions that may align with facts more than others, but everybody has them. Opinions are good – natural even. From where you stand, what you’ve seen and heard, it follows that you are going to put what you know together –... Continue Reading →
‘Then He said, “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it? It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and put in his garden; and it grew and became a large tree, and the birds of the air nested in its branches.”’ - Luke 12:18-19 I’ve heard... Continue Reading →