God is my Rock

A few years ago I went through a hard season. I felt lost – over a number of months I came to the conclusion that the counselling career I was embarking on wasn’t for me, and I didn’t know what direction to take. I threw myself into church serving in a big way – creating…

Unexpected Blessings

Usually I love going to the airport. I check-in with plenty of time to spare so I can window shop and get something to eat. But my last visit didn’t go as expected. I joined the queue to check in my bag. It was a long queue, but I hoped it would move quickly. Thirty…

Memorising and Meditating

I’ve been working on Scripture memorisation recently. I’m enjoying meditating on Scripture, and letting God’s truth seep deep into my heart. It’s not a discipline that comes easy to me. Almost every year I say to myself, ‘This year, I’m going to work on memorising scripture’, but inevitably I don’t. Through one thing or another,…

On Grief Experienced

Recently at church, during a sermon on God’s call to believers to ‘Rejoice Always’ (1 Thess. 5:16), we were encouraged to reflect on what Jesus has freed us from. Grief is always at the top of my list. I became a Christian while experiencing an intense period of loss and grieving. While I grew up…

Don’t Worry…

I say to myself ‘Don’t worry’…but I do. I tell others there is no need to worry…but still I do. I know the feeling of worry, the physical tension that rises up inside of me. This tense feeling which invites me to give into worry. So I do. But to what end? When I give…