There is a Bible verse that I keep in my phone case. It has became a promise that I have received not once but twice this year. It is a verse that I have seen come into fruition this past month and a truth that God speaks over all our live. ‘Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never … Continue reading Lessons I’m learning from: Next steps and God’s provision.
I had a driving lesson today, one issue I struggle with is that I rush. When I rush, I make mistakes because I forget to take in all that is around me. It made me think of my life in general and I tend to rush a lot through life. I always want to get things done so that I can move on to the … Continue reading Embracing Life: Don’t Rush
I was immersed in the beauty of this sunset this evening. Time seemed to slow down and my mind stopped racing. I was amazed at how the beauty of a sunset which is an ordinary experience is absolutely extraordinary. The way that it explodes all these incredible pastel colours over the sky. How it gave the water a new lease of life. How even those … Continue reading Sunset!
(This is a new series that I am starting, that will be uploaded during the week. Alongside, the ‘Lessons I am learning from’ series.) This new series is a commitment for myself, to get my butt in gear and actually starting living the life I am blessed to have. I have been in a stale place for a long time, I stopped dreaming about the … Continue reading Embracing life. ( A new series)
v 50 ‘Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace”‘. Luke 7 presents these one on one accounts between Jesus and others, they are intimate encounters which result in healing and forgiveness. Beginning with the faith of the Centurion, which is not face to face but an intimate demonstration of faith. We also see the depth of Jesus’ emotional connection … Continue reading Lessons I’m learning from: Luke 7 (Come as you are)
Luke 1v14 ‘He will be a joy and a delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth’. I was going to do chapters 1-4 but on reflection there is much to learn from the first chapter. In honesty, when I decided I was going to read Luke’s gospel I was going to skip the first four chapters so that I could get … Continue reading Lessons I’m learning from: Luke’s gospel, Chp 1. (Faithfulness, Transformation and Promise.)
Matthew 25v14-16 ‘Again , it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags of gold, and to another one bag, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey.’ I begin this blog by looking at the parable of the bags … Continue reading Lessons I’m learning from: Comparison (Part 2, Purpose)
(Proverbs 4v23) ‘Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.’ I have been reading Proverbs over the past few weeks. Each chapter is full of wise sayings, the outcome either being life-giving or soul destroying. To disregard wisdom is to make room for folly, which only leads to destruction. In comparison, to pursue wisdom is life giving, (Proverbs 16v22) ‘Prudence is … Continue reading Lessons I’m learning from: what my heart is pursuing.
This is a much shorter blog than normal; the past week my body crashed and I have spent the non-working hours sleeping. This lesson in pretty relevant. Rest is something I have been learning to put into my daily routine. I am not the best person at being still, when I sit down I condemn myself for being lazy. I have been learning that to … Continue reading Lessons I’m learning from: Rest.
‘ Maybe it’s OK if I’m not okay, cause the one who holds the universe is holding onto me. Maybe it’s all right if I’m not all right, cause the one who hold the stars is holding my whole life.’ ( ‘Maybe It’s okay’, We are Messengers) I wanted to wrap up the May blogs by looking at surrendering all, the past two weeks we … Continue reading Lessons I’m learning from: allowing God to have control.