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

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

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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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Equilibrium

Equilibrium: - a state of rest or balance due to the equal action of opposing forces Equilibrium. We use it to describe balance in market forces, to define that equal point in opposing powers and influence. However with the exception of those times when we lose our equanimity we don't use it in reference to our own… Continue reading Equilibrium

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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

Inspiration · Ponderances

Beckoning

Driving along the waterfront today the brightness of the sun, the clear blue sky and the sparkling sea beckoned. It beckoned to come and sit and enjoy nature's beauty. It beckons me to turn away from errands to pause and bask in the sun's warmth. It's like that with God. There are so many moments in our… Continue reading Beckoning