Encouragement / 29.09.2016

This week I am reminded yet again that God’s perfect timing is not mine. It is a frustrating and painful place to be in, yet, if we allow it, it can also be a place of incredible beauty. Psalm 37: 7 “Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him.” I have always thought I had a good amount of patience. In everyday situations my level of patience has been on my terms, on my plans. This year has not been how I planned it. Naturally what follows graduating...

Encouragement / 22.09.2016

Psalm 46:10a “Be still and know that I am God” We all lead busy lives and priorities that we are constantly juggling never seeming to find the right balance. I never really understood what Psalm 46:10a meant and the whole meaning of ‘quiet time with Jesus’ just went over my head. Jesus used one book to change my perspective on how we, Jesus and me, should spend time together and thus grow our relationship. The book is called Beautiful Uncertainty by Mandy Hale. Hale spoke of her experience of how...

Encouragement / 15.09.2016

Ecclesiastes 3:11a ‘He has made everything beautiful in its time’ Signs of spring are everywhere: in the birds chirping, to new flowers opening in bud, to people just being generally happier. I love all seasons for the variety and good things that happen during that particular season. Summer, for the long sunny days perfect to be outdoors. Autumn, for the vibrant colours on the trees. Winter, for the bonfires. Spring, for flowers blooming. I love spring the most, it reminds me of fresh starts and new beginnings. I have contemplated...