Friendship and love · Relating to God

Love on purpose

Valentine’s Day produces a range of reactions. Just like other widely celebrated occasions, it can bring joy, heartache or indifference, depending on a person’s current ‘status’ or life situation. Rather than letting our emotions dictate our lives, let’s remember to keep on loving others actively and purposely. Christ gives us the strength to love, and… Continue reading Love on purpose

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

“My strength in life, is I am Yours…”

I love the first two verses of You are my Passion, a song from the band Jesus Culture: “I’m alive to bring, glory to You, King, God of victory, You are my passion. It’s in the way You are. You don’t change at all, Great and humble God, you are my passion. My strength in… Continue reading “My strength in life, is I am Yours…”

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

Listen first, bounce later

My little ones were bouncing on the trampoline, beckoning me over for our afternoon ritual. We like to play a game of ‘mimicking’, where we take turns devising a unique jump or dance that the others can imitate. I finished what I was doing, then bounded on to the trampoline, enjoying the feel of flying from one end of the circle to the… Continue reading Listen first, bounce later