A park bench, me and God

It’s so easy to see God as distant or judge-y, or both. When I’m slogging through a challenging day, it doesn’t feel like He’s nearby, or even very happy with me. Which is why I enjoyed this verse so much this week: So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead,Continue reading “A park bench, me and God”

Identity, singleness and how it affects everything else

  I’ve been putting a lot of thought into identity lately. Particularly, how your relationship status affects it. It’s tempting for me to picture having a boyfriend—or a whole family—and think things like: I just want to have someone to belong to I won’t really feel like a grown-up till I’m in a serious relationshipContinue reading “Identity, singleness and how it affects everything else”

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 “

Just a Thought: Ridiculous Love

These ‘Just a Thought’ posts are just thoughts I have on the verses I read during my quiet time each morning. 🙂 Some days I’ll have a few, some none. I often share them in the Facebook group chat I have with my Life Group, so I thought I’d start sharing some here too! TheseContinue reading “Just a Thought: Ridiculous Love”

Why Writer’s Block Is Good

I haven’t written any of my novel since December. This is my third version of this blog post. It was a strain just to write my grocery list this week. This is the most stuck I’ve been with my creative writing in ages. And I think it’s a good thing. I got a little wornContinue reading “Why Writer’s Block Is Good”