Take a dive with me into some topics that invite further contemplation as I explore the world inside and out.
I’ve been reflecting lately on the way we relate to God and what the experience of having a relationship with him might really be like if we move beyond the standard metrics we’ve come to accept. Continue reading Excuse Me, But Which Way to Encounter God?
As a 21st Century Christian living in a country that prioritises religious freedom, it’s a common understanding that community is paramount to growth; Continue reading Keeping the Faith in Unsafe Places
It’s common to believe and agree that God speaks to people through the use of words; the Bible is the classic example of this with many accounts confirming that he does. But he also speaks in many other ways, and if we’re listening, not with our ears, but our hearts, we just might hear so much more. Continue reading He’s in the little things…
I find myself very teary this week. There are so many issues right now stirring me up and not one of them is less important than another. Continue reading Chaos is everywhere – why anxiety should take a back seat.
When the voice of God speaks it is to say a thing so necessary that all other things said around it fall away.
We are quick to take every lovely thought and turn it into God’s words, and whilst they most likely are, they are not automatically his pointed speech toward our lives and direction and choices just because they’re encouraging. Continue reading Maturing in Christ comes at a cost
I am breaking up with you. Sorry, it’s not me, it’s you.
In fact, I am breaking up with the band and going solo. Please let Time Management, Goal Setting, Getting Things Done and Busyness know while I appreciate their companionship, I have to move on. Continue reading Breaking up with productivity
I have been through many seasons of hearing from God and this one is certainly one of the more challenging ones! But please be encouraged by this.
On January 12th I was in church and felt prompted to write something down. This is what I felt God say to me, and I thought it was just for me and my family but since then have felt that this is something that everyone could find courage from: Continue reading God is still speaking
When we believe someone or something has authority over us, we find ourselves saying we ‘have to, we must, we should, we ought to’. We are giving this something or someone else the power over our time, energy, resources and directio Continue reading The power of thinking for yourself
This post does not pull any punches. It’s about homelessness, the reality of self and personal agendas. It is not targeted at anyone but myself and the experiences I have recently had on this topic. I realise it may not sit well with people. Please consider your responses before you comment. I appreciate you reading my thoughts. Continue reading Looking with eyes closed
I’ve been thinking about suffering lately. I am coming to believe that we live in a society that values happiness and it’s continual pursuit over the necessity of acknowledging struggle, fear, grief and suffering. Continue reading What if happiness is a lure and not an antidote?