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 →

When You Feel too Small

The salt in the sea The bees in the garden The raindrop in a downpour The spark before the flame The coral in the reef The bullet in the gun The man before the tank The beat within the heart The rudder on a ship The anchor in the ocean The gears within an engine... 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 →

Words

Encourage a life to be lived or Cause self-worth to be shaken. Empower a life to hold on to hope or Make a person feel like they're worthless and they'll never be free from all the lies they've learned to believe. Can help someone live to 32 or give up on life at age 16.... Continue Reading →

The Dark

The hardest part is when it hits you. The uncontrollable, overwhelming and crushing wave of despair. Loneliness. Hopelessness. The dark pit that engulfs you and won't let go. What's worse is this blackness that isolates you from everything - you're the only one who can see it. It taints every thought, every word, every action.... Continue Reading →

When It’s Dark

Please never give up on yourself And learn to see kindness is an act we all need. Never feel like it's okay To tell yourself you shouldn't be alive today. It might feel like it's the end And you can no longer lift your head, But the blood beats in your veins And darkness can... 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 →

The Body of Christ – Part 3

For the next few weeks I'll be sharing about The Body of Christ - how we are all different parts but part of the same body (Romans 12:1-8). If you have missed any of the series check our blog posts for the others. I hope you enjoy reading and find some insight into how we... Continue Reading →

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