I want that.

When have we ‘made it’? With career, or kids, or purchase of house? With a one-way ticket around the world? A spouse? With promotion? With awards? With a ‘new look’? With friendships? Cars? A published book? As we earn more money and gain status? When the numbers on our social media increase? Then will we […]

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Christmas Light

Looking out our kitchen window at night, I look at the house in the next street. They have a small Christmas tree perched on their upstairs windowsill. When it is dark, the lights on that tree shine so beautifully bright against a black backdrop. Seeing this light gives me joy and comfort – it is […]

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Catching Contentment by Liz Carter – BOOK REVIEW

Looking for a beautiful gift for Christmas? Liz Carter’s ‘Catching Contentment’ has been one of the best books I have read in such a long time. She writes from the heart of what it means to be contented, even when all of our circumstances can be screaming at us to be the opposite. Liz has […]

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Unshakeable hope in turbulent times

It’s been a quiet few weeks which has been welcome. I’ve rearranged the living room furniture, read a few more books and have been spending time thinking of ideas and direction for my writing. One of the books that I have been working through is ’21 Servants of Sovereign Joy’ by John Piper. It’s a […]

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Love Came Down At Christmas by Sinclair B. Ferguson – BOOK REVIEW

I wanted to get a review of this book out before Advent begins to give you a chance to get hold of a copy! Sinclair B. Ferguson doesn’t focus on the well-known nativity that we might expect for an advent reading. He focuses on another well-known passage of the Bible that many of us will […]

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More > Direction by Ayo & Ruth Afolabi – BOOK REVIEW

As a Type-A personality kind of a person, I like to have plans, organisation and a general idea of where things are going. To have a short book on having a direction for life appealed to me, although, the authors state that if you picked it up ‘hoping it would have all the answers, a […]

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Unemployment – a short devotional 7

I started writing a devotional when I was going through unemployment after university in 2014. It was very challenging for me and I still wrestle with my identity being wrapped up in ‘what I do’ at times. I had only written it for seven days, but thought I would share it here to maybe encourage someone […]

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Unemployment – a short devotional 6

I started writing a devotional when I was going through unemployment after university in 2014. It was very challenging for me and I still wrestle with my identity being wrapped up in ‘what I do’ at times. I had only written it for seven days, but thought I would share it here to maybe encourage someone […]

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Unemployment – a short devotional 5

I started writing a devotional when I was going through unemployment after university in 2014. It was very challenging for me and I still wrestle with my identity being wrapped up in ‘what I do’ at times. I had only written it for seven days, but thought I would share it here to maybe encourage someone […]

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Unemployment – a short devotional 4

I started writing a devotional when I was going through unemployment after university in 2014. It was very challenging for me and I still wrestle with my identity being wrapped up in ‘what I do’ at times. I had only written it for seven days, but thought I would share it here to maybe encourage someone […]

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