It's funny how bad news has a way of bringing back old habits. How it can turn back the clock and bring us back to a faith we thought we had outgrown. One we thought we had left behind, as if it were a snakeskin that we could shed. But we never really leave behind … Continue reading Old familiar ways
A creative retelling of part of Hagar's story, to gain new perspective and insight. Like Midrash.
I started this blog because I wanted to make my faith, in some way, applicable. I wanted to "do" something with it. Before the blog I would do that by writing down my SOAPs. SOAP is a practical method for studying individual passages of the bible. It's an acronym that stands for: S cripture - … Continue reading SOAP Series # 4 – “I will be with you”
Recently I worked my way through a bible plan called "Practicing the Presence of God". It just sounded so so apt for something I have struggled with a lot. You see, since I have found God I have enjoyed many joyful moments with Him and with others who follow Him. However, I have often compartmentalized … Continue reading Practicing the presence of God
The other day I was in a meeting at work. I am support staff there and the meeting was with some of my colleagues but also some managers. Throughout the meeting I kept mostly quiet, as usual, and only spoke when spoken to. But during a particular discussion a thought popped into my head, that … Continue reading How to be more assertive
Follow my blog with Bloglovin The world is full of amazing people. There are great athletes who won medals in the recent Olympics, actrices in Hollywood who look gorgeous, volunteers who change the world one act of service at a time. But also closer to home. I have sister who has a fulltime job, and … Continue reading Never meant to compare!
I am not an expert at prayer, by any strech of the imagination. In fact I never used to pray. So that makes this post, sort of hard, to write for me. I don't want to tel you how you should pray, because prayer is deeply personal. But from my own experience, I know how … Continue reading Honest prayer
My life has a lot of ups and downs lately. At work I'm facing uncertainty, and at home my highs come with more responsibility, which sometimes scare me. Making sense of my circumstances is not always easy, nor is finding God in the middle of them. But then God does come to the rescue. Side … Continue reading A filter for my soul