Life Lessons

Surely

"Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever." (Psalm 23:6) Arriving at hospital in labour, my preferred Obstetrician was not rostered on. But then as I was being admitted I heard her cheery hello and she walked into my room. She had just popped into the hospital to… Continue reading Surely

Life Lessons · Quiet Times

He restores my soul

Fighting a migraine for several days and I was left exhausted. Physically, mentally, emotionally. I commented to my husband that it's at these times that my mind is not kind to me. Thoughts of failure, guilt, discouragement seem to assail me and I have little energy to fight them away. I am vulnerable, tears come readily. Feeling… Continue reading He restores my soul

Quiet Times · Scripture

God is my Pace-setter

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

Quiet Times

The Pause that Refreshes

"The Pause that refreshes". A marketing slogan for Coca-Cola in the 1920's with wisdom for us  in 2015. In the busyness of our days we should apply the same. Not so much the reaching for the carbonated soft drink but the pausing - the taking time, taking moments to pause, to let our soul breathe. Maybe, just maybe it's as simple… Continue reading The Pause that Refreshes

Quiet Times · Scripture

A Quiet Place

21st Century life is the busy life. The making most of every moment. Expectations are high and sometimes relentless. Work is demanding. We try and cram as much life as possible into our lives. We add in alarm clocks and other devices to schedule our way to a fulfilled life.  We can't stop, sometimes won't stop and… Continue reading A Quiet Place

Hearing from God · Ponderances · Quiet Times

Life is Loud

"Life is loud. You need to search out the quiet." (Holly Gerth) Life is noisy! It's busy and it's fast. There's always something to be done, people to see, places to go. But in the rush of 21st Century living we need to learn to search out the quiet. We need to give our souls… Continue reading Life is Loud

Life Lessons

Would someone please tell me the time!

I don't wear a watch. I use the clock on my phone but that seems to be losing time. I know the clock in my car is fast, but I keep forgetting by how much. And I'm not sure what time the one in the kitchen is keeping to. So when it came to collect the boys from… Continue reading Would someone please tell me the time!