God gave me a word for this year, an overarching theme for 2023 which is… ‘expectancy’. I came to Him every day from New Year’s Day to ask Him what my word would be. On the 11th Jan I felt Him say the word expectancy which made me laugh as I realised I had been … More Gratitude is a key to fuel our….expectations!
I felt God highlight the word ‘Overshadow’ as I looked at my friends painting of a lion standing high behind a female warrior with a sword in her hand. It also reminded me of a picture I’d seen of a lion with its cub (see photo). I felt Him say that “we are overshadowed, by … More Overshadowed
I spent some time worshipping and was just putting the hoover round when I heard God say…”keep the home fires burning”. As I was unpacking this with Him I realised that the first survival tip if you want to stay alive is to build a fire. It is in the top 5 tips in every … More Keep the home fires burning
Following on from my blog on ‘Be what you want to see’ I felt the Father say that we all need to ‘play our part’. It can be so easy to be a bystander in the kingdom, standing on the sidelines criticising or grumbling about the things we don’t see happening that we want to … More Play your part
Luke 2: 10-11 10 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 11 Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. When I think about the birth of Jesus, it’s the moment when true … More Joy to the World
This is a freedom story told through the journey I’ve been on with my hair (I know it sounds implausible, but there is a story in the bible related to hair you know) so read on if you want to see how they connect… So, for a long time I have had straight hair in … More Freedom!
As a teacher I have felt deluged in the last couple of weeks with news paper headlines about how schools are going to go back as the current Covid19 lock down we are living in is being eased. Ever since Boris Johnson announced that Primary School children would return in specific year groups on 1st … More What is shaping your thinking?
So, I was in my favourite place in Bedford, the beautiful Embankment, where I walk and talk with God on a regular basis. Today, like every other day I have been down at the river I saw a swan glide towards me, which is not a surprise as the river is famous for its swans. … More Lies, lies, lies!
So, having just got back from serving at Newday (an awesome youth event held for one week a year at the Norfolk Show Ground) I was struck by many things as always. But, the over riding one was as I unpacked my clothes (those worn and those not worn) that I noticed something…. Just to … More What’s your fragrance?
As I sat in the hairdressers getting my roots sorted (long overdue), I had a flick through the magazines I was offered with my coffee (very needed). After a quick flick through I found myself sitting there drinking my coffee with a feeling I didn’t understand. I found myself feeling overwhelmingly sad! I sat and … More Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.