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 2
I'm going to try and keep this short. We're all busy people these days, aren't we? There's so much I could say, but right now, I just don't have the time or the right words to say. In a nutshell, I am experiencing my first recognisable battle in the mind. I say 'recognisable' because I… Continue reading The Shadow
Have you ever participated in a tug of war? I think the closest I have come to a tug of war is pulling a Christmas cracker in the hope that I will get the joke, the gift inside and the bigger bit of cracker. A full on tug of war is a 'sport that directly… Continue reading Ropes, rocks and resurrection
Have you got something in your life that you take ownership of - it's yours and you can't imagine giving it away or handing it over? Does the thought of losing something precious to you fill you with dread? How about trying to break a habit that you just can't seem to stop? I've been… Continue reading Letting Go
I write this post with a heavy heart. Speaking to someone close to me, I listened to the hurts, the struggles, the frustrations, the pain that they have been experiencing. They have become weary, close to giving up and overcome with a sense of hopelessness. The many situations they face on a daily basis has… Continue reading Scars
Friends, I want to encourage you today as we approach the end of another year and wait in hopeful expectation for what 2015 will bring. For some of us, 2014 has been a great year. Perhaps there has been a cause for celebrations such as: an anniversary, a job, a wedding, a holiday, a family… Continue reading 2014 considered. 2015 embraced.
Hi readers of The Mustard Seed! I thought I would share some snippets from my travel journal when I went to the USA in 2010 - a year before I started this blog! I have some fond memories and would love you to join me on the journey! I was 18 when I jotted this… Continue reading USA Travel Journal Part 1