People

Something that took me a long time to realise was that people need people. I always tried to do life on my own, pray on my own, be not really an integral part of my group of friends. I always stood on the outskirts. Mostly because I'd been hurt so many times before. I never... Continue Reading →

Everybody Sleeps

Years ago, it feels like forever now, I wasn't the kind person I am now. I was quite opposite. I did unsavoury things for unsavoury people, and I had a reputation of being very self destructive and for being afraid of no one. People would ask me how I could possibly be so unafraid despite... Continue Reading →

New Growth

Growth is easy to see in the beginning. The seedling sprouts overnight, a new leaf appears throughout the day. The growth is easily measured by eye, as a couple of centimetres is gained almost daily. It continues. It keeps growing. But as the plant gets larger, new growth becomes harder to spot. The plant is... Continue Reading →

Cornerstone

‘Now therefore, you are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief cornerstone, in whom the whole building, being fitted together, grows into a holy temple in the... Continue Reading →

A hole in the head

We often hear about biblical heroes doing amazing deeds. Performing miracles, saving nations, changing the hearts of kings. However there's one story that sticks out to me more than any other. About someone so fragile destroying a powerful enemy and saving an entire nation inchained. No it wasn't David. It wasn't any other man mentioned... Continue Reading →

Instagrammable

‘Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Resist him, steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same sufferings are experienced by your brotherhood in the world.’ – 1 Peter 5:8-9   One of the first impacts of mental illness is isolation –... Continue Reading →

Kintsugi

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 →

The Body of Christ – Part 4

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 →

Vines

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 →

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