Humility- a foreign concept?

Humility- a foreign concept?

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” -C.S. Lewis, “Mere Christianity” Over the past month, I have recognised that I am often slow to accept help and even slower to ask for help. With a newborn in the family,...
Cast Your Cares

Cast Your Cares

Last week, as I waited in a doctor’s surgery waiting room, I observed a young boy and his mum enter the surgery. The boy, about 9 or 10 years old was wringing his hands and this didn’t escape his mother’s watchful eye. Kindly, she uncurled her...
God in the Waiting

God in the Waiting

Last weekend we celebrated Easter and the glorious gift of grace in Jesus! But as we moved from Good Friday, through to Easter Sunday there is that pregnant pause of Easter Saturday. There is no church service to attend, no celebration; Jesus is dead. And it got me...
Why Does God Allow Bad Things To Happen?

Why Does God Allow Bad Things To Happen?

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I wonder why God allows bad things to happen; particularly when they happen to ‘good’ people. “Ordinarily, life seems to follow certain laws of cause and effect. People who work hard can put food on the...
A Wedding Prayer

A Wedding Prayer

Nine years ago today I was readying myself to walk down the aisle and become David’s wife. It was a nerve-wracking yet exciting time and I knew my life was about to change. I remember clearly thinking- “I am making a decision to wake up every morning and...