Learning to Live the Authentic Life

Learning to Live the Authentic Life

People-pleasing has been one of my flaws for as long as I can remember. I want to be liked and I want to be accepted. It has infiltrated all aspects of my life unfortunately- my relationships with my family, my relationships with my friends, my relationships in the...
Is Anger Sin?

Is Anger Sin?

Anger is something that seems to be part of our human nature. During my teenage years, I would often ‘vent’ at my mother, making her feel under direct artillery fire, spewing from my mouth. Over the past few years, as social media has grown, I have often...
Patience is a Virtue

Patience is a Virtue

Throughout my university years, I worked a little in the hospitality industry. I used to say that nothing made people more impatient than hunger. For some reason, it really brings out the beast in us- we get rude, we wonder why we were kept waiting those extra few...
Frazzled or Fire-blazing Faith?

Frazzled or Fire-blazing Faith?

Somedays I have doubts. My mind knows God is true and His Word is living and active. But some days, my heart has trouble getting into gear. Do you know the feeling? Somedays I feel like I’m wading through the mud, sinning left right and centre and making a real...
How to Live Worry-Free

How to Live Worry-Free

Ever have those moments when you are spending time reading God’s Word and a devotional and the Holy Spirit convicts you really strongly of something in your life? That happened to me last week. I am working through Melissa Kruger’s book “Walking With...
How to Live a Joy-Filled Life

How to Live a Joy-Filled Life

I’ve got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart. Where? Down in my heart. Where? Down in my heart…..- I grew up singing this song at school and somedays I still sing it as a reminder to my kids and frankly myself. You see, in this day and age joy often...