covid19 · Faith · Healing · hope · peaceoverpanic · stillness

A Vaccine For Our Soul : How To Combat Corona Panic with Christ's Peace

That perhaps, this is what life comes down to --- not in the money we amass, or the people we impress, or that we've never messed up and we'll always be liked --- but that we come to the reality that we have been born for such a time as this.

character training · Community & Friendship · contentment · Healing · peace · Wholeness

Goodbye Forever Red-Faced Mama & How to Calm Your Angry Self

And there's no shame in feeling the feeling, or owning the emotion, but here's the chance to be truly great:

To trust God to straighten things up that look and feel crooked.

To let grace be the antidote so anger, ageing and anxiety don't have to be.

christmas · Faith · growth · Healing · Quick Devotionals · rest · stillness · Waiting · Wholeness

Advent: A Journey Into Hope [Part 1]

So what are we hoping for this Christmas?

What are we longing for beyond the craze of commercialized Christmas, and looking forward to, before the year turns its other corner?

Community & Friendship · Fatherhood · Healing

Letter to a 13-something-year-old from a 30-something-year-old on how to live through the loss of our parents

Life will continue and your losses will not dominate, you will adjust and you’ll be stronger, you'll bounce back in life, and you'll know that there is life beyond death and resurrection happens.

calling · character training · contentment · Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · Healing · hope · Loving God · sabbath · stillness · Wholeness

To The Impatient Soul: 3 Ways to Successfully Wait

The art of waiting --- isn't it about allowing the waiting to make you, letting the tango of tension to mould you, and sorting your heart so solitude can find you?

Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · growth · Healing · Motherhood · peace · rest · sabbath · stillness · Wholeness

How To Not Fall Into The Trap of Busyness

A year can feel too fast, and yourself going too slow, but there's extraordinary beauty in waking up to just be and slowing down to just see: and to be fully attentive and deeply given to the life you have been graced with and the people you have been gifted for.

Community & Friendship · Healing · hope · joy · peace · Wholeness

I Forgive I Forgive —- Now Let Me Live!

Life's fragile. And who knows how long we've each got.  Or what life will throw at you next? Who'd tell you that you're meant to work one day or sleep the next, or that you're meant to bolt faster than lightning because of that one call that makes you just see how short this life really is? Time runs faster than feet, and we're wild to want this spin to stop.

calling · Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · Fatherhood & Faith · Healing · song · stillness

How to Survive The Season of Transitions

Transitions can be scary.

You know that this is a story you must one day share, but right now --- you're struggling to live through.

calling · Community & Friendship · Faith · Healing · stillness

3 Steps to Reject Your Rejections & Rebound Right Into the Game of Life —When You Feel You’re Kinda Lost or Have Kinda Lost It

“This is absurd…” He says it weakly. Almost like a whisper, almost all to himself. He sighs, and shrugs, then shakes his head. ”How can someone with my kinda past, and my sorta losses…?” he stops his sentence midway, looking down. I nodded. I know his question — how can someone who’s mucked it bad… Continue reading 3 Steps to Reject Your Rejections & Rebound Right Into the Game of Life —When You Feel You’re Kinda Lost or Have Kinda Lost It

Community & Friendship · Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · Fatherhood & Faith · Healing · stillness · Wholeness

How To Have the Closure You Desperately Want & Need But Not Sure How To Have

Disappointment can lead you back Home, not astray.

calling · Community & Friendship · Faith · growth · Healing · song · stillness · Wholeness

A Letter To The Losses of Life

When life's made up of your blend, of love and loss, of gathering and giving, of creating and destroying, we know that it's only through experiencing you that we experience the potential for change, our opportunity for growth.

calling · chastisement · Community & Friendship · Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · Healing · stillness · Wholeness

Here’s the Well & How You Can Be Truly Well

Somewhere at the back of the desert, in a place dry and barren, where you think heaven's brazen and the dusty air of death's howling, there's a well, and you'll be well. He comes like a cooling rain in summer's scorch and uses every minute of your hard to work for your good, and His glory.

Community & Friendship · Faith · Healing · Missional Motherhood · Motherhood · Parenting · peace · Wholeness

What If Chemo & Cancer Can’t Crush The Courage of Christ Within & [How One Brave Mama Won Her Battle Over Cancer One Mother’s Day]

Maybe it's precisely in the suffering and the seemingly lack of healing that a thousand answers are found, because when we face of our own suffering bravely that we showed the world every answer to every suffering.

character training · chastisement · Healing

LINKS on How to Love Like You’ve Never Been Hurt Before & What It Takes To Trust Again

Being able to deal well with losses is one of the most important skills to have, as losses are life's constant companion, and if managed well can offer an opportunity for regrowth and revival.