Sunshine Blogger Award #3

A few weeks ago, I was nominated for the “Sunshine Blogger Award” by Laura M Bailey from All the Shoes I Wear which is so lovely. If you haven't checked out her blog, do it! Her writing is not to be missed. Before I get intothe formalities, I wanted to share with you about transformation. … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award #3

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Please don’t tell me that starfish story again!

Thanks to the Scruffyvicar for this one, a good reminder of how our actions can have a ripple effect.

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I used like the Star-fish story, you probably know the one? It is of a man seeing another man on beach which is covered in starfish drying out and dying in the heat of the sun. The man is throwing starfish into the sea. The other man laughs at this fellow, and says to him “there are thousands of star fish you can’t make difference to them all!” To which the guy replied by picking up another starfish and threw it into the sea saying “well, it made a difference to that one!”

It is good to be reminded that everyday acts of kindness can be life-transforming-blessing to other people, that the way we live our lives does speaks volumes and our words can hold life/hope/salvation.

I think we often don’t realize the impact that we can make on the people we meet or the surrounding we are in.

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3 Day Quote Challenge Day 3

Do you know who Corrie ten Boom was? An inspiring human being who was willing to sacrifice her life for others. Although spending time in a concentration camp, Corrie ten Boom was full of faith. And hope! This quote has greater meaning coming from someone who suffered so greatly. Can you imagine the terror of … Continue reading 3 Day Quote Challenge Day 3

The power of words.

When I was a child, asking "do you promise" or saying "I promise" made you really consider and take seriously your words. It gave the person you were saying it to assurance that you would do as you said. But thinking back, it meant that a simple yes or no had less meaning when not … Continue reading The power of words.

What does “follow me” mean to you?

What does it mean to follow? We follow bloggers on wordpress. We follow people on instagram. We follow pages on Facebook. In the real world outside social media following someone is downright creepy and at times illegal these days. But on these platforms we encourage it and welcome followers with open arms! On Sunday the … Continue reading What does “follow me” mean to you?

How great is our God!

How great is our God? He is everlasting! THE Creator! All powerful! There's just something about listening to a room full of people echo their heart through song. Praising God. When I hear this song, it reminds me of who God is. The God described in Isaiah 40. This song has been known to bring … Continue reading How great is our God!

Grace wins.

A story of how I came back to God. My husband and I met at the pub in 2004. I'd always been a "Christian" but at that stage in my life I was rebelling. Rebelling against my parents and attempting to conform into something "cooler" than myself. This rebellion actually started years earlier. Around the … Continue reading Grace wins.