Dear Sam, I am so proud of you today as you walk into your new school with excitement in your eyes and confidence in your step. Your teacher told me you were "energetic" and I know what she means! You have always been full of beans, your own spirit, and I really pray that school … Continue reading A letter to my son on starting school
"Pray more, worry less" has kind of become my mantra recently. Since the stress of HS2 news dropping on me last July, I have been slowly sinking in a sea of anxiety and stress. I had been feeling overwhelmed to the point that is was physically affecting me. I had constant headaches, normally dull enough … Continue reading Pray More, Worry Less
Has anyone ever asked you what kind of Christian you are? If yes, then am I the only one who finds that questions a bit odd? I am not a lover of labels and if anyone ever asks me, my answer is "I guess I am sort of a happy clappy kind of Christian, but … Continue reading What “kind” of Christian are you, and does it matter?!
You know God is going to move when you plan on not going somewhere and last minute end up going! Well that was the Captivated conference for me. I had rationalised why I shouldn't go (I was too busy, it would be too difficult to get there and cost too much) but then a good … Continue reading Captivated Conference – what I learnt and why you should totally go next year!
Last week I prayed a tiny little prayer. It was half finished. It was rushed. But my heart was in it. My desire was felt through it. And God answered. This tiny little prayer, when I looked back in my planner, reminded me of how much of prayer is about aligning our hearts with God. … Continue reading A tiny little prayer….
Round the world - 40,000km Radius of the world - 6,000km One of my goals for 2017 is to fit into my wedding dress again by our 10th wedding anniversary (which is in September 2018). But my main problem is that I love cake. And pudding. And all things sweet/take away. I also struggle to … Continue reading Rach round the world….
I am going to be authentic. That is my promise to you all. Would I like to have a higher number of webpage views, shares, comments, unique viewers - of course! But am I going to spend my time being fake, scrounging to get views or promoting in ways that will bring the wrong sort … Continue reading Being Authentic
I hope you have all read my highlights and praise points for 2016! Every year I also like to pray into the next and make some plans and aspirations for what I would like to do and see happen. Here is what I have planned for 2017: Trip to Rome - This has always been … Continue reading 2017 – plans and prayers
So this week I was featured on Emma Reed's "Inspirational Stories" series (you can read it here). It was a real honour to be able to share a bit of my story with a new audience. But it got me doubting as to whether I really am an inspirational person, or am I just something … Continue reading Inspirational Stories – what is yours?
I was going to call this post "the good, the bad and the ugly" but after seeing a flashback to 2014 where I spoke about my praise points of the year I decided to ditch the negativity and chose to praise God for all that has happened this year. Yes, 2016 has been a crazy … Continue reading 2016 – highlights and praise points