Bible quotes · Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Sometimes we need to get a clue about the state of our hearts

Sometimes we’re clueless when it comes to our hearts. And by that I mean our motives. The things that drive our action or inaction. We might take stabs at the truth. We guess at why we did what we did; why we might’ve reacted so strongly… but sometimes it’s like we’re feeling our way through… Continue reading Sometimes we need to get a clue about the state of our hearts

Friendship and love · Psychology and mental health · Relating to God · The way we are

You are not the sum total of what others think about you

You are not the sum total of what you wear. You are not the sum total of the reading on the bathroom scales. You are not the sum total of the result you got in the HSC. You are not the sum total of texts you got today. You are not the sum total of… Continue reading You are not the sum total of what others think about you

Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing

Perfectly forgiven, perfectly loved (and that’s good enough for me)

I recently admitted to myself that I struggle with perfectionism. Peer into my life and you’ll realise it’s highly imperfect. But I guess that isn’t the point. Perfectionism is in the straining towards an ideal standard in your head – not the (highly mythical) achieving of it. I believe that those wise people who’ve mastered ‘imperfectionism’ are the ones who’ve discovered that… Continue reading Perfectly forgiven, perfectly loved (and that’s good enough for me)