Christians and the Art of Tidying Up

Christians and the Art of Tidying Up

This was originally published at The Gospel Coalition Australia. A New Year heralds the start of new things: new health, new diaries, new resolutions. Regardless of the year we have just finished, we look at our blank calendars and our heart waits expectantly, longing...
Is God Still Good? Trusting God in the Dark Times

Is God Still Good? Trusting God in the Dark Times

“Is God Still Good?” The question came into my mind as I sat in Emergency this week with my son. As we waited for results from his CT scan, that would tell us if his persistent headaches were a result of a tumour, or a brain bleed, or if in fact they were simply from...
The New Aussie Idol: Home Renovation

The New Aussie Idol: Home Renovation

Like many Australians, my weekend will often include a trip to Bunnings. We pile into the car and head off to look at a new toilet, grab some more paint, or now that it is Spring, we pick-up a few plants to flesh out the garden. Clearly, we are not alone in this. Most...
Pausing in the Moment

Pausing in the Moment

Life is but moments. Some good moments. Some breathtaking moments. Some moments simply mundane; something that you do because it needs to be done. But in these moments, it is easy for our lives to be more like a hamster running on a wheel, than like a rose soaking up...
Biblical Instructions to Parents

Biblical Instructions to Parents

Yesterday we celebrated Father’s Day. During the day, I was reminded that the biggest legacy we can leave our children as parents is the knowledge of God. Growing up, I used to feel my testimony was boring as I grew up in a Christian home. Being older and...
Finding the Marvellous in the Mundane

Finding the Marvellous in the Mundane

If you read my posts, you would know by now I am a routine gal. I love routine; I find comfort in the process of routine and as a mum, my children also find security in the dependable routines. Yet sometimes, I find moments when life seems a little mundane. Another...