2020. Phew—I don’t know about you, but I went into that year excited. It was going to be my year. But then—COVID. Everything stopped. Everything shut down. And I can tell you, I was not happy about my plans being ruined and my life being interrupted. The dreaded corona. It was a test for us, … More 8 Important Lessons We Can Learn From the Uncertainty of the Pandemic
Some days it seems there is no reason to be happy at all: your heart is about to break from some tragedy, only bad news angrily spatters across your TV screen, your Facebook timeline is full of negativity, your loved ones have let you down or hurt you, you just cannot seem to get any … More Don’t Tell Me to Just Be Happy: 5 Verses for When Joy Seems Impossible
During the time of Hosea the prophet, the Lord had something to say to a group of people who really thought that they knew Him: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of … More Are You Sure That You Know God?
Have you ever wondered why God gave us sexuality but then didn’t give us any real practical ways to be able to control it? … More Sex and Relationship Advice from the Song of Solomon
It was a hot and humid day. So hot and humid that even in this store the warm, thick air fought with the air-conditioner in a life or death struggle over which would hold the consumers in its embrace. The air-conditioner was putting up a good fight, but it was just barely prevailing. It was … More What I Learnt About Life from a Man with No Arms and a 20 Cent Coin | Mission Moments
So, apparently this is a hot topic. I know this because am a member of an expat wives group on Facebook. While sometimes I do find being a member of this page useful to my living overseas, I remain a member mostly because I find the free-flow discussion of #firstworldproblems (that I am too lower-class to … More What to Do When Your Husband Won’t Put His Clothes in the Basket
I never used to feel there was any problem with the way the Bible was approached in women’s circles. Maybe I was too busy enjoying the laughter, Lipton tea and Tim Tam biscuits to notice. The fellowship was great, the message seemed good enough, and I was spending time in the Word like a good Christian. … More We Need to Rethink Bible Study [A Challenge to Move from Milk to Meat]
Sunday mornings can be stressful. In this season of motherhood, I dread the morning rush and all the potential mishaps and mayhem that can happen along the way (blow-outs, anyone?). Not only that, but there’s the training of my now-teachable-but-still-fidgety child during the worship hour to look forward to. Training up a child to love … More Dear Mum, God Cares About Your Hectic Sunday Mornings
We were laying and chatting casually on the bed, when my husband suddenly got up. “I’m going to have a shower.” “Ok! Well, if you’re going to have a shower, then could you please bring me my iPad? The baby will probably feed for another 20 minutes.” My husband rolled his eyes and laughed, “…Because … More The Day I Remembered to Be Still
Has God already shown us how He deals with depression directly? … More How Would God Deal with Depression?