Some days are hard, scary even and they can certainly be overwhelming. It's on days like these that we need to put our big girl pants on and be brave. But it is not something that we need to do alone or are even expected to do alone. God is in control and He is always by… Continue reading Be Brave.
A different kind of brave
"There are many different kinds of brave. There is the bravery of thinking of others before yourself." ~ Mrs Darling, from Peter Pan.
Humbled. Challenged. Impacted. Undone. That’s what I felt as I watched my eldest child in his School Book Parade this week. An infinite number of choices. From Geronimo Stilton to the Cat in the Hat, Ninjas and Minecraft. My son, well he chose to go as Moses. His favourite person in the Bible. And so… Continue reading Brave.
I ate rattlesnake for dinner…
I had rattlesnake for dinner the other night. Rattlesnake and cactus "fries" to be exact. I was as brave and daring as Bear Grylls. True, mine was served on a dinner plate in a restaurant and I hadn't had to kill the thing or eat it raw. It came fried and properly cooked. I was… Continue reading I ate rattlesnake for dinner…
Fearless - showing a lack of fear Fearless - bold, courageous, daring, plucky. That was definitely me this weekend, Exploring the sights of Rotorua we did the big splash (as in sitting in a boat while it plunges into the water at great speed!). Not one for heights or hurtling at great speed towards earth it… Continue reading Fearless
It was one of those passing comments on a documentary that I was only half watching that totally gripped me. A documentary following people with extreme stutters receiving training to help them. One teenager, barely able to say his name, typed this on his computer to communicate why he was there - "If I could speak fluently… Continue reading If…
The Dentist’s Chair
Today I took my 6 year old son to the dentist. As we walked towards the clinic, a little hand slipped into mine and a voice whispered "I am scared". I reassured my little chap and squeezed his hand in encouragement. I told him to be brave and in we went. He chatted happily to the Dentist about… Continue reading The Dentist’s Chair
"Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal." Do you have a dream inside of you? A dream that has not yet taken flight? Is it time to step out of the boat and pursue it? Is it time to be brave? I don't know if the Apostle… Continue reading Stepping out