Freedom Costs

Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me freePsalm 118:5 I feel so much pain inside me, and tears are in my eyes. It feels too much to bear. It's so difficult to face. It’s exhausting. Jesus is my strength, and I know he will enable me … Continue reading Freedom Costs

Jesus Weeps

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord's … Continue reading Jesus Weeps

Let Jesus Be Your All!

Distracted and Off Balance There are times when I feel anxious, exhausted, and “off balance”, when my prayer times are filled with distractions, and the creative things I normally enjoy doing don't go smoothly, or don't even happen. I've been talking to Jesus about this, and he's highlighted a few things to me. When I … Continue reading Let Jesus Be Your All!

Broken but Forgiven

Struggling to forgive myself I've been aware for a while now, that I find it difficult to forgive myself. I rehash old wrongdoings, then I repent of them again, but still feel bad about them. For the last couple of days I've been seriously seeking the Lord about this, and in the process, I've learnt … Continue reading Broken but Forgiven

Jesus is with me in this grief

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.Psalm 23:4 Emotional Rollercoaster The last few weeks have been an emotional rollercoaster, hence the reason I haven’t posted anything on my blog for a while. … Continue reading Jesus is with me in this grief

If My Life Ends Today

I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die.John 11:25 Have you ever faced the possibility of dying? I have, having had cancer, twice. It really puts things into perspective. It forced me to prioritise, … Continue reading If My Life Ends Today

Creation and Created

He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God. 1 Peter 1:20-21 …whose names have not … Continue reading Creation and Created

Turn to Me!

I have a plan for this day. There are many things to be done, and much I would like to do….. so I frantically go my way. Now the day is over… I didn’t accomplish what I’d hoped to…. I’m worried and stressed, tired and unfulfilled. Maybe tomorrow….. My child, You need to stop! Listen … Continue reading Turn to Me!

Dependant On You

My Lord and God, I’m tired and ill. I'm finding it so difficult to pray….. to focus on you. I long for you….. I need you….. but my mind wanders, I lose concentration, and your presence eludes me. I am sorry for my weakness, for failing to put you first, for allowing myself to be … Continue reading Dependant On You