Lessons learned from bumblebees I sat watching Brinkley (my dog) as he surveyed his land, sniffing the air and the wild flowers growing in the lawn. The sun was hot with no cloud in the sky. I looked around the garden to see if there was anything new to discover. Birds were busy gathering supplies for their young and new flowers were appearing on the nearby bushes. I then looked over to … [Read More...]
"A time to scatter stones and a time to gather stones,"
Ecc 3:5 NLT
In need of a new Christian journal? Christian journal special offer: I wanted to let you know that until the 6th of May you can get 25% off my new 'My Joyful Moments Journal'. Journal details: Soft cover with glossy finish 100 pages Dimensions 15 x 23 cm This Christian journal contains a mix of: Scripture on the theme of joy lined pages for you to add your thoughts and … [Read More...]
What battles are you facing today? Today, we will spend time speaking God's truth over our battles. I share a guided reflection, using Scripture, images, music and questions for you to prayerfully think about. My hope and prayer is that it will help you with whatever battles you are facing at the moment. Preparation Put some time aside. Collect your Bible, journal/notebook and pen. Light a … [Read More...]
Win a copy of The Heavens & the Earth Christian colouring book I love being creative. My home is full with paint, pens, pencils, pads of paper.... I'm often making or drawing something. Today, I share with you a recently published book called - 'The Heavens & The earth: Colour your way through the Bible's most beautiful verses', by Stu McLellan. Adult colouring books are big news. … [Read More...]
Every April, I look forward to my fritillaries growing under my cherry tree. This year, I watched in amazement at how much larger they were. The wild flowers made a bold statement in the rough grass. They looked like they could handle anything. As well as the usual purple tinged checked pattern with silvery scales, there was also a cluster of about 8 pure white ones. The nodding bell-shaped … [Read More...]
Are you thirsty like a wilting flower? Something caught my eye on the top of my hand painted unit. What I saw took me by surprise. I looked at this odd looking thing for a few minutes, until it dawned on me that it was in fact a vase of tulips. It was such a sad sight. A fresh bunch of pretty tulips hung their heads down, touching the wooden base. The colourful petals were lost in … [Read More...]
"You will show me the path of life. In your presence is fullness of joy. In your right hand there are pleasures forever more."
Psalm 16:11 WEB
"...The lines of purpose in your lives never grow slack, tightly tied as they are to your future in heaven, kept taut by hope..."
Colossians 3:5 MSG
"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit."
Romans 15:13 WEB