The Carpenter We suddenly arrive in this world with no built-in manual or tools of how to work this life. We are bombarded with everyone-else templates of how to be happy passed down from generation to generation. We can feel undone, not altogether, void and like we are missing a few screws within; but we… Continue reading The Carpenter. The Cross. And you.
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
Growing up in Manchester, I had a lot of insecurities about who I was, how I looked and if it was enough for people to like me. It really was a daily battle and something I struggled to get to terms with. I later found a way of coping and hiding the issues that troubled… Continue reading Lisa’s story: The road of comparisons lead me to a dark place…
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
It’s the unspoken truth that we all have a secret hour glass. Whilst we are fighting to live our best life we secretly feel like we will live forever... and that’s because we will! We believe that we are eternal beings covered by a temporary shell that has a secret expiration date. When we pass… Continue reading Have you sorted out your transfer package?
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…
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!
Imagine you’re taking a stroll in your favourite park. It’s a lovely summer’s day (yes it finally arrived, even in the UK!) and the heat is perfectly complimented by a cooling breeze that caresses your face and shoulders. You take shade underneath a tree that seems to be straight out of a famous oil painting and get ready… Continue reading Pigeons!
If I heard that he was seriously injured, I would have said that it was the justice of God. I didn’t have the guts to do to him what I thought he deserved, but to hear his name brought bile so bitter to my mouth that I could not describe and to see him appear… Continue reading Forgiveness- The Real Deal