Finding hope in a lost world…

Sometimes despair is all we have to hold onto. Sometimes life looks so bleak that we have no idea how to raise our heads from our pillows and begin a new day. Hope brings us joy, it gives us a reason to keep on going. It can be so easy to tell someone who is in [...]

Be yourself…

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself”. – Coco Chanel Do your emotions dictate you? I am a naturally quiet person. I don’t like to share my feelings all that much. Deep down I think it is because I am afraid of my own emotions, what if they scare me, what if I [...]

A life outside the box.

“The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique."                    – Walt Disney A life outside the box. We tend to put ourselves in boxes. I know I do. I box myself into the things I should be doing and the [...]

A sense of urgency….

Sometimes we need a sense of urgency to get things done. I find I can easily spend my days wandering from one task to the next and it’s not until it’s almost school pick up time that I realise I have half done quite a few things but not actually finished much. I need a [...]

Value the voice…

“If you don’t even think you can be successful in your ideal world, what makes you think you could be successful in the real world” – DreamWishInspire Value the voice. Do we take value in the voices that appear in our heads? Why should we value the voices that often second guess our decisions? Why [...]

Beginners are many. Finishers are few.

 “Start strong, stay strong, and finish strong by always remembering why you’re doing it in the first place.” – Ralph Marston Beginners are many. Finishers are few. I have strong ambitions to create many a masterpiece, yet my actions do not always seem to match up. I have started many projects, as of now I [...]

My Child…

My child, my dear sweet child. I know your fears; I know what makes you worry, what keeps you up at night. I understand all that you think. I know your thoughts. I know what you will do and what you will say. I have planned it all. I fear not that you think you [...]

Do what matters! 

How do you manage to do what matters most to you when life pulls you in so many different directions on a daily basis?  It is so easy to get caught up in doing the good things, even the required things that we don't make time to do the really important things. Those important things [...]

Honouring those we love..

February is a month of love and birthdays...in my family not on is there Valentine's Day but also both my parents birthdays are in February! So it is a month of celebration for us!  This made me stop and reflect...how often do we spend time honouring those we hold most near and dear to our [...]

Whatever you do, work at it with your whole heart!

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.  Colossians 3:23-24 (ESV) Whatever it is that you are currently working on, whether it be something grand or something that feels mundane. Do it [...]