Mindfulness can help us become more aware of the things God is doing in us and around us. When centred on Jesus and the Word of God, mindfulness can shift our perspective and refresh us for the journey ahead. Why not take a ‘mindful moment’ and allow this five-minute video to minister to you as… Continue reading VIDEO: Five minutes, three questions
I love to meditate on Scripture – and find it really helpful when I can listen to an audio or watch a video which brings God’s words to life in some way. That’s why I’m putting together my own series of videos which allow for quiet reflection on a part of the Bible. These are only… Continue reading VIDEO: What do you want from Jesus?
What are your eyes focused on today? If I’m honest, my eyes are drifting to a lot of places and people other than Jesus. I’m distracted by both perceived and real-life expectations of me. I’m drawn into worries about the future, and whether or not I will be provided for. I’m anxious about falling short,… Continue reading Wandering eyes, corrected
What does loving God look like for you? What are your favourite ways to express adoration for Jesus in the everyday? Here are some of the things I like to do when I’m struggling to find a connection: Plan it out. Rather than waiting till I feel like praying, I schedule in time with God… Continue reading Six ways to re-connect with God when you’re feeling distant
It had been a particularly trying night. My sons had been fighting with me, and each other, and I’d been doing everything in my power not to yell back. The last thing I wanted was to add to the chorus of ‘stop it’ and ‘don’t’ and ‘aarghhh!!!’ My job is to be the calm one,… Continue reading Dig into your emotions, and you’ll get to the gold
The start of a new year often brings us a fresh injection of hope. Even though our lives usually look very much the same on January 1 as they do on December 31, there’s a kind of ‘crossing over’ that occurs. We are symbolically farewelling one year, with all its trials and triumphs, and welcoming… Continue reading Crossing over with hope
Wash me clean from my guilt… purify me from my sin… Powerful words which penetrate the hearts of those who grieve over their imperfections and shortcomings. Those acutely aware of how deep their brokenness goes. And how unimaginably holy their God is in contrast. + I used to think of myself as a bit of… Continue reading The charges are dropped; you’re free to go