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Easter

Christmas is my favourite time of year, but Easter holds a special place in my heart. Easter is sobering in a way Christmas isn’t. Because though Easter Sunday is a day of celebration and joy as Jesus conquers death, there is the knowledge of what He went through in order to save us. As someone […]

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On Attending Church when it’s Difficult

2018 and 2019 were filled with feeling bad about not going to church but also feeling bad about being there. Up until mid-way through this year, I wasn’t attending church frequently. Last year I did go somewhere somewhat regularly, but it didn’t feel right so I stopped going. I was caught between wanting to go […]

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things I should give more attention

1/ rain drops sliding off leaves 2/ the sound of birds calling to one another 3/ feeling grains of sand under my toes 4/ spiderwebs between blades of grass illuminated by frost and the rising sun 5/ my own thoughts 6/ water in the moonlight 7/ the smell of fresh bread 8/ paw prints in […]

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New Music / Playlist

I’ve been away for the past few days at a woman’s retreat called Captivating. There were so many good things about the weekend, which I’ll get into in the next few days blog posts, but for now I think I’ll give you a playlist of the songs that spoke to me the most throughout those […]

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The Art of Deciding

Sometimes you have to decide you can. That’s my sentence for the day. Sometimes you have to decide you can. Some things in life come down to reason, and there are reasonable blockages keeping you from something. But what I’m learning is sometimes it’s the ‘simple’ matter of deciding you can. When I first started […]

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The Art of Repeating

This afternoon, I was lying on a grassy hill for a few hours, just lying in the sun. I was resting on my own, enjoying God’s creation, which I don’t do nearly enough. I was singing, and what was stuck in my head was a song bridge that I just kept repeating. It goes like […]

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The Art of Soaking

Tonight I sat in the lounge room alongside three good friends of mine at our mentors’ house. We were just chatting, sitting there by a fire with candles around and good music, when one of our mentors began talking about ‘soaking’. The concept is simple. You sit, for as long as you like, and listen […]