Am I really relying on God?

I woke up this morning with a to-do list in my head. In the next two days I’ve gotta talk to builders, do my tax, go to the dentist, edit my book, visit a friend, run home group, and write this blog. Oh, and go to work. And find clean clothes to wear. It’s notContinue reading “Am I really relying on God?”

Figuring out success

God’s challenged me this week not to make success an idol. I’ve been getting a little stressed lately, just over the thought of possibilities in my writing future. Stuff like the edits will be endless, no publisher will like my book, and once I get published my career will tank within a couple of books. AllContinue reading “Figuring out success”

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”

What Does God Think About Fun?

  Did you know that enjoying life can be part of being a good witness for God? I sure didn’t. If anything, I thought the opposite; that enjoying yourself too much meant you weren’t spending your time and money on more worthy causes. I was also overly aware of how things in life can go wrong.Continue reading “What Does God Think About Fun?”

How God’s Broken Through My Walls

This year has been all about learning about the character of God, and also about the character of me. Everyone has thinking patterns and world views that need adjusting; the biggest one for me this year has been, “God’s disappointed in me because I’m not working hard enough”. If you’ve read this blog regularly, youContinue reading “How God’s Broken Through My Walls”