We can look ahead with confidence, when we fix our eyes on God’s faithfulness, not on what we see before us!
The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever….
Help! Is a cry from the heart, when we are humbled and acknowledge our need, that this situation that we are facing, this problem, is too big, too difficult, too hard, and beyond what we can deal with! That creates a space for God to move…
Our heritage is not dependent on our family ancestry, on who we are or what we have done or where we come from, but rooted in accepting Jesus as our Lord and Saviour. This is our hope – our hope for today and our hope for the future!
One of my earliest memories of church is pre-school. It was afternoon and I was in a small upstairs room at ‘The Sisterhood’ meeting with my Mum. She was playing the piano and I was sitting on the front row on a hard wooden chair for the longest time ever…
This post is written as part of the Five Minute Friday writing prompt – to write for five minutes on one word. This week’s word is ‘Could.’
Is there a time to be loud? Are you a naturally loud person or does your personality lean towards peace and quiet….
In June our national newspapers all showed one particular picture taken at a Black Lives Matter event, which had descended from a peaceful protest into a violent riot between opposition groups and the police. What had caught the attention of the press was a ‘modern day good Samaritan’.
We tend to think that ‘positive’ thinking and ‘mindfulness’ are something new, that they are twenty first century concepts, but that is not the case. The importance of our thought life has been recognised from the wisdom of Solomon onward….
When you walk in the mountains you keep your eyes fixed ahead, on where you are going, but uphill is hard work, so occasionally you stop and turn round to look back on how far you have come and that encourages you to press on!
One of the ways that we show respect to another person is by being willing to listen to what they have to say!
How to be young at heart – to mentally maintain a youthful attitude of optimism and energy, based on a sure foundation!
Today is World Emoji Day – does that mean we will see smiling faces everywhere? But are they fake or genuine smiles?
Definition of Endure – To hold out against, to sustain without impairment or yielding. “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had, so that with one mind and voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.”Continue reading “Endure”
What kind of people ought you to be? A big question to answer in five minutes, so just three thoughts to reflect on…
To compromise is to give concession in an argument or disagreement with the aim of being able to reach an agreement. When my husband and I were dating we had our first argument over whether you should be willing to agree to differ – we didn’t agree!
That’s a nice horse – what is she worth? Whether I think the question is rude or inappropriate the answer is always the same – nothing and everything! Worth is dependent on what you base your valuation on…..
How did you do that? This is the sort of question, that dependent on the emphasis, can mean many different things. It can be an expression of surprise or disappointment depending on our expectations…
Stay still When I first posted this photo of my two Jack Russell Terriers on Facebook, those who know them best, straight away asked “How did you get them to stay?” Their personality is irrepressible! They are full of energy and enthusiasm for life. I’m sure ‘stay’ doesn’t come into their vocabulary. They are elevenContinue reading “Stay”
We are all born with an innate freedom in our spirit, unconstrained, and able to express ourselves freely but somewhere along the way we can become self-conscious…