In the Waiting: Find strength in joy

In the waiting: find strength in joy Advent devotional

When the angel first appears to Mary her first reaction is not joy! In fact, one version of the account in Luke says she was “greatly troubled” and another says she was “thoroughly shaken.” The angel has to reassure her and tell her “not to be afraid.” In fact, the reaction from Mary followed this … Continue reading In the Waiting: Find strength in joy

Three life hacks I use to snatch time in my week

My eldest has a new turn of phrase that she loves to use, “life hack.” My week can often be about the things I need to get done, and there are days when I don’t get a chance to do some of the things I would love to do, like read, write, and listen to … Continue reading Three life hacks I use to snatch time in my week

You’re doing just fine mumma

  As another day dawns way too early with bouncy kids and too little sleep. You’re doing just fine mumma.   As another day brings fresh tantrums, hurt hearts and broken relationships. You’re doing just fine mumma.   As another day begins with finding lost shoes, brushing hair, and making lunches. You’re doing just fine … Continue reading You’re doing just fine mumma

Five things giving me ordinary joy this Friday

We are heading into the latter part of the year which contains end of year functions, Christmas, and other attendant busyness that the last few months of 2018 will bring. The end of the year can be dominated by getting things done, but it is also important to focus on the little moments that bring light … Continue reading Five things giving me ordinary joy this Friday