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Unemployment – a short devotional 3

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… Continue reading Unemployment – a short devotional 3

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The Mustard Seed Mum: Cranky yet comforted

I am writing this post-coffee, in PJs as my sweet little boy catches up on his precious sleep. Last night started off well. He goes down to sleep just fine, but recently seems to wake at about 1am most nights. Last night however, he decided to cry for about 2 hours (sorry neighbours). Feeding, nappy… Continue reading The Mustard Seed Mum: Cranky yet comforted

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My Greatest Adventure

Empty supermarket shelves, low water pressure, uncollected bins... turns out we are not built for snow in this part of the world! We ran out of bread and milk and apparently everyone had the same idea because we couldn't get either for a couple of days and all the long-life milk had gone too. Walking… Continue reading My Greatest Adventure

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Great Expectations

What a difference 24 hours can make. You know when people say 'sleep on it' before you make a decision? Maybe that's good advice. Do we wake up with a fresh perspective after catching 40 winks? Maybe. I think it helps me when I return to a piece of writing after a while to look at… Continue reading Great Expectations

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Grace in the Incision

I had an operation today. It was a minor day operation under general anesthetic. I feel pretty tired, but I didn't sleep very well last night. This is the third operation that I have had and it's not pretty. Basically, I have had a pilonidal sinus that has kept getting infected. Today (hopefully), the sinus… Continue reading Grace in the Incision

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If I Had One Chance To Tell You Something

Hi there beloved friend, fearfully and wonderfully made - you are so loved! Come and sit with me for a while... I understand that there is a battle going on in your heart at the moment. I ache with you and want to stand by your side as you go through this. You are not… Continue reading If I Had One Chance To Tell You Something

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From my comfort zone…

Hello! Starting my work experience tomorrow! Very excited as I will be spending 3 weeks working for Christian Aid 🙂 I was a  bit apprehensive and when I arrived at my accommodation, I felt overwhelmed and decided to go for a walk. As I was walking I felt like God was saying, "Just because you're… Continue reading From my comfort zone…

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Comfort in difficult times

Hey everyone! Apologies for not writing sooner... I have been wanting to write so many blog posts and have started keeping a book of things I want to write about. So much has been happening it feels. I have a lot that I want to share with all of you. Comforting those who are grieving… Continue reading Comfort in difficult times