"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." (Philippians 4:6-7) It's hard sometimes. To not be anxious. To not be worried or stressed about… Continue reading Be anxious for nothing.
Sacrifice. Praise. Two words that seem mutually exclusive. Two words that don't belong together. Praise is like the woohoo of your day, an overflow of happy. It's exuberant, joyful. Sacrifice - well that is something that comes at a cost. It's pain, grief, hurt. Surely sacrifice and praise don't belong together? Yet we find in Hebrews just that. Praise… Continue reading Sacrifice. Praise.
Why would I fear the future? For I am being pursued only by your goodness and unfailing love. (Psalm 23:6 Passion Translation)
The Lord is my pace-setter, I shall not rush He makes me stop and rest for quiet intervals; He provides me with images of stillness, Which restore my serenity. He leasds me in the way of efficiency through calmness of mind and His guidance is peace. Even though I have a great many things to… Continue reading God is my Pace-setter
It's tempting, habitual even, to worry about what is ahead. Sometimes about what is happening tomorrow, next week or even next year. We can worry about work, about events coming up, changes that are to happen. We can worry as to how we will cope - or will we cope? Will God give us strength and grace to… Continue reading Daily Grace
"It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings." (Proverbs 25:2) You have to love treasure hunts. Starting off with merely a clue and tracking down the treasure hidden away. Not that I've done many treasure hunts myself - the last probably being when… Continue reading A Treasure Hunt