Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Giving up social media is long overdue. I surprised myself when I came to the decision with a strange sense of calmness. In some ways, it might seem like a step backward after building a small following across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter over the years. But what is lacking for… Continue reading Quitting Social Media For Good
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Back to the Beginning: A Ministry of Hope
Do you ever cringe when you think about some of the things you used to do or say? As a writer, I look back at some of my earlier work and quietly chuckle to myself hoping no one will ever read it. I know I am my worst critic and perhaps deserve to cut myself… Continue reading Back to the Beginning: A Ministry of Hope
Happy New… Day?! 5 Reflections for 2023
At the time of writing, we are six days into a brand new year. How is it going so far? Although I am late to the party, Happy New Year to you, dear reader. As this is embarrassingly late to qualify as a New Year post, I would still like to remind you that today… Continue reading Happy New… Day?! 5 Reflections for 2023
Writers can’t do it all. And that’s OK.
It's only been six days since I temporarily deactivated my Facebook and Instagram account. I have had social media breaks before, and I wanted to have less noise and distraction over December. Now it's nearly a week until Christmas and 2023 is looming. What to do with social media? What to do with my content?… Continue reading Writers can’t do it all. And that’s OK.
An interview with Abby Ball – author of Contemplating Christmas
Super excited to welcome author Abby Ball onto the blog today as we celebrate the release of her new book 'Contemplating Christmas'. It's a beautiful Advent devotional for those who may find Christmas and the build up to it a difficult time. But don't take my word for it... come and meet the author! Can… Continue reading An interview with Abby Ball – author of Contemplating Christmas
The Blog is Back
Welcome back to The Mustard Seed - the blog that I have been crafting since 2011. I had a break over the summer to think and pray about the next steps of my writing. Of course, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passed away during this time, so I popped back to write a reflective piece… Continue reading The Blog is Back
Stop. Look. Listen. Live.
Can you imagine for a moment that you are unable to see or hear anything? In order to navigate through life, you would have to trust those around you to be your eyes and ears. If you tried to do everything without any help, you would be stumbling in the dark and in danger from… Continue reading Stop. Look. Listen. Live.
Ruth’s Roundup – May 2022
When I get a moment (they are few and far between, but few is still something, right?), I tuck into a book, read an article, come across a thought-provoking message and think, this needs to be shared. Ruth’s Roundup is a post released once a month where I will share with you some content I have been engaging… Continue reading Ruth’s Roundup – May 2022
Writing When It Hurts
Sat at the keyboard, all I want to do is curl up in bed, pull the duvet up over my head and sleep. Before I fall asleep I would probably shed some tears. I cry - a lot. It's part of me expressing that inward ache of deep sadness. Rather than yelling, I cry. Rather… Continue reading Writing When It Hurts
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