Bible quotes · Friendship and love · Life and other catastrophes · Relating to God · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Our longings must end in him, or they’ll keep sending us in circles

What’s your heart longing for right now? I mean, deep down… Are you longing for acceptance (from that guy, or that employer, or that friend)? Are you yearning for approval (from that teacher, or that girl, or that family member)? Or do you just want, desperately, to experience rest… (from the illness, or the chaos,… Continue reading Our longings must end in him, or they’ll keep sending us in circles

Life and other catastrophes · Psychology and mental health · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Stop. Rest. Be still.

I recently wound up a busy six months of cramming in as many new experiences and work commitments as possible. I think in a way I was living on adrenaline, trying to do it all. I’m not very good at sitting still. I don’t think many of us are. There’s a certain vulnerability in resting with… Continue reading Stop. Rest. Be still.

Life and other catastrophes · Spiritual growth and healing · The way we are

Really, really busy!

‘How’s your week been?’ ‘Oh… good. Busy!’ It’s a common refrain in our fast-paced lives. Most people know it’s important to slow down and take a break sometimes, but busyness is often worn like a badge of honour. It’s almost as if it doesn’t matter how we spend our time – as long as we’re… Continue reading Really, really busy!