Faith, Lifestyle

He who holds the stars

Are you a perennial planner? A self confessed striver? Busily plotting your life to the nth degree then panicking when things take a detour? Yup me too. I like to know where I am headed, what I need to do to get there and how long it will take. But so often this doesn't take… Continue reading He who holds the stars

Faith, Parenting

The letter I wish I had read as a new mom

Dear beautiful, Congratulations! You have joined the prestigious, bleary eyed, milk stained, caffeine fuelled club that is motherhood. Firstly I want to tell you to enjoy these precious few moments as a brand new family. Ignore the phone, wave off visitors and bed down with your baby. Cherish each gurgle, each smile, each milestone. Hold… Continue reading The letter I wish I had read as a new mom

Faith, Parenting

Mental health matters

If I had a pound for every time someone said to me 'I'm fine, don't worry about me, don't make a fuss or I don't want to be a burden' I would be a rich woman. In our modern day society that screams 'I can do it all, all alone', it is deemed weak or… Continue reading Mental health matters

Faith

Strengthen your core

Running is hands down (or perhaps feet down!) one of my favourite 'me moments'. It is when I get to pull on my trainers, put in my headphones and tune out the rest of the world for 40 minutes or so, a time when I am no longer wife, mom, leader, writer but just me.… Continue reading Strengthen your core

Faith

Happy Dependence Day

Yes you read right, the title is not a typo on my part! Across the pond, our fellow American friends (and many others scattered around the globe) are celebrating Independence Day, to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 4th July 1776. The 4th July is a date very dear to my heart but for an… Continue reading Happy Dependence Day

Faith

Bindweed and the Bible

The devil loves nothing more than to see lukewarm Christians bimble through life. He loves it when he see's God's very own children pay no regard to the power and authority that is in them through Christ Jesus. The devil needs to do very little to keep the Kingdom from growing, other than to distract… Continue reading Bindweed and the Bible

Faith

No man is an island

No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. ~ John Dunne It always amuses me that God likes to speak to me on my morning run. It makes perfect sense when I think about it, as this is probably one of the… Continue reading No man is an island

Faith

Don’t be deceived

This was my run buddy on the canal this morning. A familiar site on my route that got me thinking as God whispered into my heart today. The heron stands so still that you would be forgiven for mistaking it for a statue, so majestic you would think it was a peaceful non threatening bird,… Continue reading Don’t be deceived