Welcome, to the beginning of February blogs! I want to begin by sharing the message I shared with my church family on Sunday. We have started this series on wisdom and it being put into a song. I decided on Proverbs 11v7, which looks at hope placed in man. The song which I picked was Psalm 62, which highlights what a steadfast hope in the … Continue reading Wisdom and songs – Hope
Good morning to you all! How are you doing? I am sharing with you all, the message I shared with your church this Sunday. It is in a different format to how my blogs normally are but I hope you will enjoy it all the same. I did say in my first blog of this year, I would be doing a series on 1 Peter. … Continue reading A life led by the Spirit. (Galatians 5:15-26)
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. (Psalm 56v3) This has been my title of my first blog of the year, for the last couple of years. It was an idea which emerged as I opened my fresh journal for the year and saw all the space which was yet to be filled. As I opened my journal this year, I struggled … Continue reading Blank Canvas (2021)
Merry Christmas and a happy new year to you! I do not know how you are feeling at moment, but I know there are many emotions that people are experiencing. Many spent Christmas on their own this year, many have lost jobs, livelihoods, and many are dealing with overwhelming grief. As I spent time with the Lord on Christmas Day, my heart was heavy with … Continue reading What a year it has been…
I have seen this post on Instagram over the past few weeks and it inspired my thoughts for this blog. The post says ‘I thought 2020 would be the year I got everything I wanted. Now I know 2020 is the year I appreciate everything I have.’ At the beginning of this year, I wrote out some ideas of what I wanted to do in … Continue reading Heart of gratitude, part two (Reflection on the year)
Happy December to you all! This week I wanted to look at the blessing of giving. When we think of giving, we normally think of giving a materialistic item or money. However, there is blessing in giving our time and in giving our thanks. The blessing of giving is not in the belief that we should receive back but in the hope of blessing someone … Continue reading The blessing of giving.
Hey, beautiful people! How has your week been? A new routine I have started in lockdown is having some quiet time in the middle of the afternoon. It is typically about 3pm as the sky is beginning to darken, I light a candle and read a chapter of Mark’s gospel. Honestly, I look forward to this time; spending it with the Lord as the longer … Continue reading The long nights…
Hello! (The beginning of this blog is a little update and thank you. Then we will get into the small devotional) I will be honest; I have been struggling to write blogs over the past two months. As I have tried to plan out blogs, I lost motivation or lost interest in what I was writing about. Instead, I gave myself a break from trying … Continue reading What is disturbing your peace?
Autumn is here and it fills me with joy. The colder weather, the changing leaves, and everything beginning to become cosier. We cannot deny this year still continues in uncertainty and difficulty. I have been learning to count my blessings as they come and trying to take each day as it comes. October has flown by most of it has spent learning my new role … Continue reading Wrapping up October (Falling leaves and a fresh start)
The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths For his name’s sake. Even though I walk Through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, For you are with me; Your rod and staff They comfort me. You prepare a … Continue reading Psalm 23 (Rest and Hope)