Encouragement / 17.11.2016

Psalm 23: 2 – 3 “He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” I have been learning to drive for a couple of weeks now through lessons in a modified car (hand controls), it is a challenging and exhilarating experience so far. I have been learning to put theoretical concepts into practice from maintaining speed to driving to the conditions (dirt vs. sealed roads) all of which require following road signs. If I ignore these instructions, such as a...

Encouragement / 10.11.2016

Ecclesiastes 3:4 “a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance.” I have written about Patience and Trust in the Storm but what about joy? Could we truly be dancing in the midst of a storm? I believe we can. No, my circumstances have not changed since New Beginnings, except I get to chat to you lovely people each week. Yet my attitude has. I have a spring in my step, a song in my heart and a smile that actually...

Self Love / 03.11.2016

Isaiah 41:13 “For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.” Letting Go was about loving the uniquely, beautiful story which is your life by letting go of the pain and hurt of the past. Yet the scars will remain. Those scars can be a sign of beauty rather than ugliness. I did say beauty and scars in the same sentence because it tells of our strength, courage, and determination despite the adversary...