We love because He has first loved us. 1 John 4:19
God helps those who helps themselves What a well-known and sound piece of advice. What good advice. We can't rely on other people. We have to do things for ourselves because we do them best and other people let us down and no-one was ever given anything for nothing... It is known. It's a quote … Continue reading Boldly
I understand why we divide the Bible into chapter and verse. It makes it easier to find verses and to reference them to others. But sometimes, for me at least, it makes the reading of the passages a little too broken up. That's especially true when it comes to daily readings that end halfway through … Continue reading Choices
Lose myself. Lose myself in a book. Lose myself in a movie. Lose myself in a game. Lose myself in a relationship. Lose myself in... Have you ever considered the phrase 'lose myself'? I listed a few of the ways I have lost myself (and still lose myself) when I am feeling weak, down, hurt … Continue reading Lost and Found
There are some things that you can put on that are ok unironed - for me anyway. I don't iron socks, underwear, jeans - well actually I don't recall the last thing I did iron... The marvels of modern technology mean that tumble dry, hang and the creases just drop out from even T-shirts. I … Continue reading How to Dress Part 4
For the law never made anything perfect. But now we have confidence in a better hope, through which we draw near to God. (Hebrews 7:19)
Relate: As he sat down on his bed before crawling in and killing the light, Ed saw the list on his nightstand. Has it been two weeks? Almost? Did he even one time in the past, what, twelve days do everything on the list? Those rules he set up for himself seemed like such a good idea at the time. Why couldn’t he follow them? A lot of time and effort went into creating those seven rules for a perfect life, but clearly something was wrong with his list. What was missing? Ed scanned down the list.
Rule 1 – Wake up at a reasonable hour. He had planned to this morning but that stinking snooze…
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My thoughts yesterday really helped me! I've said before this blog isn't for you guys, it is for me to put down, think through, straighten out what God is saying to ME and if it helps anyone else that's an awesome by-product! I was focused on letting everything I did be praise to God. It gave … Continue reading That’s Why
Sounds speak. Oh, well done Jules, I hear you say with perhaps the slightest edge of sarcasm, but let me finish. Sounds speak, in words for sure but also without words. If you're watching a movie and the tromp of boots comes from the distance you know some evil army is approaching and the heroes … Continue reading Sounds Speak
I am at a stage in life where I need lists. Shopping lists, cooking lists, packing lists, lists of lists... and my phone has a great app that gives me checkboxes so the item disappears when I check it and then I can delete all checked items in a single click. marmalade - check coffee - … Continue reading Checklist!
22 The Holy Spirit produces a different kind of fruit: unconditional love, joy, peace, patience, kindheartedness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, and self-control. You won’t find any law opposed to fruit like this. Galatians 5:22-23 I've been thinking a great deal about what goes into my head: the things I read, watch, listen to. I want my life to be characterised … Continue reading Take a Moment