Faith · Life Lessons

A Life Upside Down

First Leicester City won the Football Premier League in England. The Chicago Cubs then won the World League series after a 100 year drought. Then after 111 years of silence Ireland stormed to victory against the All Blacks. 2016 has also been the year that no one saw of Brexit and Trump for President of the United States.… Continue reading A Life Upside Down

Faith

Bold Faith, Quiet Trust

"Bold faith stands on the shoulders of quiet trust." (Bill Johnson) Faith is not knowing what the future holds, what the outcome will be, but knowing and trusting in our God. We can be bold in our faith when we trust in God. When we trust in His character, His goodness and His love for us.… Continue reading Bold Faith, Quiet Trust

Faith

Those words mean nothing…

Recently we told our boys that our little one has down syndrome. We explained what it meant and told them that while he would be able to do everything that they can do, it might take him a little longer and be harder to learn how to. We waited for the reactions. We wondered what impact that this would have.… Continue reading Those words mean nothing…

Faith · Inspiration · Ponderances

Without Borders

Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders Let me walk upon the waters Wherever You would call me Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander And my faith will be made stronger In the presence of my Saviour Trust without borders. Dare we? Dare we remove the limits to our faith?… Continue reading Without Borders

Life Lessons

Trust.

Trust - Firm belief in the reliability, truth of someone or something. Everyday we trust - we trust that our cars will get us to our destination, that the alarm will go off in the morning. We trust in people that we live and work with. We trust the banks that hold our money. We trust. But… Continue reading Trust.

Life Lessons

Paper Tigers

"The fears are paper tigers" (Amelia Earhart) Fear in the right situations is good and provides us with a healthy caution. But more often it just produces undue stress and anxiety. It will often start as a mere thought that then creates emotions that then impact our decisions and actions. Fear is a weapon of the enemy.… Continue reading Paper Tigers

Life Lessons · Ponderances · Uncategorized

Life is a Playground

Slippery slides slip you down Swinging swings swing you up and down Giant poles try to hold everything up without moving Pointy ladders climb you up Climby monkey bars hold you still Spinning roundabouts get you...dizzy... (Poem- At the Playground) My 8 year old wrote this poem.  A great description of a playground. A great description… Continue reading Life is a Playground

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Unfathomable

"Our hearts will take us where our heads can't fit." (Bill Johnson) My nine year old is studying space at school. He has us outside most nights pointing to the various constellations and planets that he can now recognise. With it has come a plethora of questions. Questions of Galaxies and Universes. Imaginations of what… Continue reading Unfathomable