Hopefilled Waiting

My 7-year-old sons concept of time is still developing.  He thinks that a two-minute wait is an enormous amount of time; to a 7 year it probably feels like it is!  Waiting can feel like a challenge at whatever age we are. I have many promises that God has made me that I am still waiting for him to fulfil. When God asks us to wait on a promise it can feel like a challenge; the important thing is that how we wait matters.  We can either wait...

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Living Empty, Living Full

There are times in our life where we  feel full and able to move mountains and times where we feel empty and all we can see is limits.  On full days we are readily able to be thankful and celebrate but on empty that can feel difficult. “12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in...

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Life lessons

This week my baby girl leaves school. Now in reality she’s no longer a baby, she is a grown woman. But it is a moment, just like starting school is a moment. It has caused me to think about all that she has learnt and all that is deemed necessary for her to know in order for her to be launched into her future. Having her was a journey and when she finally arrived I knew that I was changed. Suddenly life was different. As I sat and nursed...

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