The most profound thing I have heard is ‘you can’. The permission to have and build whatever my heart desired, of course within the will of God. The start of my journey with God was such a revelation! I was always bogged down with reasons why I couldn’t. A battlefield of why I couldn’t and… Continue reading A life based on God’s promises
When I was single, my life was full of well-meaning people asking me when I was going to find someone and when I was going to get married… Oh, that million-dollar question! If only I knew... For me, finding love was never ever easy: I felt like I was under some kind of curse, (as… Continue reading Single or Cursed? – Gemma’s story
Who isn’t guilty of doing the first bit? Often we may start out with a great, God-given vision that we are excited about and absolutely certain will come to fruition. We work hard and sacrifice asking Him to guide, direct and motivate us, but the more time that goes by - and truthfully - the… Continue reading Downgrading to conform?
Let’s explore "the middle" of something... The middle of an exam or driving test and not knowing where you stand. The in-between of working and the anxiety of getting paid. The middle weeks of pregnancy and the uncertainty it can bring. The middle child of the family who isn’t like the eldest and nothing like… Continue reading Are you piggy in the middle?
Quite content with the way my life was heading, I looked forward to everyday with God. I was making my dreams come true, going after what I wanted and trying to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Of course I knew I wanted to find the right person at some point in… Continue reading Worth the wait…
“I will see you on Sunday, God willing”. This is a sentence that I remember my Grandma saying when I was a child. Sometimes I would think, why wouldn’t He want us to see our Grandma? Only later on as I started to know God for myself did I start to understand what that sentence means. Do we really understand… Continue reading Gods will be done?
Don’t get me wrong. My wedding day was a dream come true. I dreamed of it for years. I sacrificed for it. I worked for it and as I looked into my husband’s eyes and promised to love and respect him for the rest of my life I thought I would burst for joy. We were… Continue reading Marriage-It’s Not All That!
We all know how it feels when you’re in school and puberty hits. All of a sudden you are highly aware of yourself and how attractive (or not) that you are to the opposite sex. Suddenly passing that spelling test is not as important as being the only one without a boyfriend. God forbid if… Continue reading Never Been Kissed!
The Male Jezebel left me confused for ages. He attacked me in the dark when I least expected it. One day, I suddenly woke up and found myself in a pool of blood that was seeping from a deep hole in my heart. I looked around and tried to remember how I got there but… Continue reading The Male Jezebel Part 2