Joy

Inspiration: Luke 15:11-32 and Prodigal God, by Timothy Keller I think I’m missing something; seriously. My Facebook post yesterday was "Has lost 'Joy' somewhere between duvet and workplace?? If you see him...please redirect to me, here 🙂 Thanks x" And, reading back my post from this afternoon has made me realise that the joy is … Continue reading Joy

“The heart is deceitful above all things…” Jeremiah 17:9 (NIV)

It's almost two months since our wedding, and after the chaos of organising, booking and a depleted bank account, you'd think we'd settle back into a life more ordinary. Not so: one particular aspect which seems to be the arch nemesis of my perfect Christian Life just won't crawl under a bench and go away - Alcohol.

Carrots, Eggs and Coffee

Luke 12:22 - Then Jesus said to his disciples: "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. 23Life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. 24Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! 25Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life[a]? 26Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?

Love Thy Neighbour

With Christmas over I'm thinking of the people i should have contacted, but have not over the festive period. Guiltily, those few are probably most in need of a friendly phone call; and I've purposely not called as i know the conversation will be stilted and leaning towards them venting their unlucky lot in life. … Continue reading Love Thy Neighbour

Why Can’t I Pray?

So..Fellowship Groups started again this Tuesday for the Autumn/Winter season. We're reading 1 Samuel - and so far so good! I'm trying to understand Hannah, and what sort of belief/faith it takes for you to continuously ask God for something for half your life, and still love God - even when you don't receive. And … Continue reading Why Can’t I Pray?

A Little Stressed? Are You KIDDING Me?!

I had a dream last night about the poetry events i'm working on for Michael Horovitz and Alexander De Cadenet. In it, i was was making calls, and sending email after email to journalists with a growing sense of apprehension. Weird dreams..the spot that's erupted on my cheek this morning...i must be stressed! And this … Continue reading A Little Stressed? Are You KIDDING Me?!