Are you tired? Worn out? Over it all? Jesus invites us to come to him when we feel this way. We don’t have it all together before we can come into his presence. We can come to him right now in our weariness, brokenness, and confusion. As we do this, he will give us rest… Continue reading Give Jesus your burden
‘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!
Today, over florentines and coffee, I heard how two of my church friends came to know Jesus. I love hearing people’s faith stories. They remind me how God uses people – ordinary people like you and me – to share the truth of his grace. They also remind me that people are complex, and often… Continue reading Our stories have value
Ever been so tired you can’t hold your head up? I remember the early months of feeding my newborn baby through the night. “I can’t do this anymore,” I remember crying to my husband. “I can’t even lift my arms to hold him.” Fatigue is tough. I’m also quite tired right now, after a big… Continue reading Can’t even lift my head up…
Let’s just say it’s been one of those days. And for me, I think the best thing to do right now is to dwell on some poetry that speaks to my heart. In The Message I’ve just found a paraphrase of the 23rd Psalm, which brings comfort to my weary soul… “God, my shepherd! I don’t need a… Continue reading Comfort for the weary
I have a junk drawer. Don’t we all? It’s that place you put all the little items you can’t be bothered finding a home for anywhere else. It’s a handy spot for concert tickets, boarding passes, and every ‘knick-knack’ imaginable. Here, we park things we’re not quite ready to throw out… Rubber bands? They might come in useful… Continue reading Time to sort the junk drawer