The last thing she wanted to be doing was lying on the sofa, foot elevated, watching back to back films. There are times when rest is chosen and times where it is forced upon you. Truth is she’s in a bad mood. In pain, doing a mindless task that appears to be never ending. The…

Hopes & Fears

This evening, I shall be starting my present wrapping! I love this part of Christmas, remembering what I bought and disguising it with brown paper and ribbon. Earlier today I published a post for my work youth devotional blog on the subject of advent and waiting with hope. Which leads me to my thoughts today…

Setting Your Goals

I set my goals and resolutions as a punishment to what I haven’t achieved, fearful of not being ‘enough’, hoping the destination will bring me whatever I believe it gives me that perfect life. This year I want them to be driven¬†from a place of grace and love.

O Little Town [day 19]

O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight I have been challenged today.¬† As I worked on our GLOW…


She sings,
Not knowing the future
Not knowing what it holds
No details, just a promise
She sings


This morning, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Everything was planned, all that could be done was done. All I had now was hopes and I could either choose to worry about them or be expectant for them to happen.

Removing Strongholds

A physical stronghold is a place that an army would run to during warfare. It was a place to make them strong again, a fortress. A hiding place of safety.

When I speak of a stronghold I am speaking of just that. A place we run to for comfort, but not the physical ones of this world Where do you run?

Lessons From My Sabbatical

Tweet ThisI am in my second week back at work, and I keep being asked: How do you feel? Having taken time off, I think people thought I have become some sort of superwoman! That’s not what the time was about! it was about space to breathe and do some of the things I don’t…


Today I chose different expectations and instead of avoiding the area through fear, I approached with hope, I experienced the area and grew.