A challenge to trust, remember the dance floor

Mum challenged me with a question when I was worried about something over the weekend: “How can you tell others to trust God when you can’t trust him in this circumstance?” Snap! She said it very nicely, but hit the nail right on the head. It reminded me of this part of the Bible: ShortlyContinue reading “A challenge to trust, remember the dance floor”

How do you ‘Rejoice’ when you are really, really sad?

While my own life is pretty good at the moment, I know several people who are in very hard circumstances. Are there are also times where things happen in my own life that get me down. Joy has been a big topic that my friends and I have been talking about lately, and once of usContinue reading “How do you ‘Rejoice’ when you are really, really sad?”

Why did God wait to teach me about joy?

Joy. What does that word really mean? Let’s backtrack. Two weeks ago, I blogged about my first major ‘lightbulb’ moment of this year. To sum it up in three sentences: multiple people I’d looked up to really let a lot of people down. I was mad. God helped me forgive them (a story for anotherContinue reading “Why did God wait to teach me about joy?”

The 50 Year Secret that Changed My Life

I didn’t understand trust until I met Daisy. Let’s backtrack for a second. I am, by nature, a worrier. And my mother’s response was always to tell me to ‘trust God’. The most recent example is my living situation. I’ve had housemates coming and going, which meant rising rent, an angry real estate agent andContinue reading “The 50 Year Secret that Changed My Life”

Just a Thought: Love Proved Beyond Doubt 

So much HOPE in these verses. We will be made like him!!! See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Dear friends, now weContinue reading “Just a Thought: Love Proved Beyond Doubt “