So many of us struggle to simply ‘be ourselves,’ we feel pressure to please other people and their expectations. But God created each one of us, uniquely, and we can be ourselves in Christ Jesus, looking to please Him alone….
The definition of disappoint is to fail to fulfill hopes or expectations. Sometimes we place our expectations on other people and are disappointed when they don’t behave in the way we think that they should. And sometimes we are disappointed in ourselves, when we don’t live up to our own expectations….
When we live with an awareness of the gift of time, it should bring the wisdom to use it well….
Sometimes we can be in such a rush to ‘pack’ everything into our day, week, or month, so as not to miss anything, that we miss what matters the most. Time to pause and reflect on the year end…
How are you going to unwrap Christmas this year? As we approach the season, there are many discussions, arguments even, regarding this year’s Christmas celebration. Many people are concerned that their Christmas is going to be different….
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…