This is the post I have been putting off writing. This is the post I have found every possible reason to delay. This is the post that makes laundry look appealing and Facebook scrolling imperative.
This is the post where I tell you my word for the year.
Continue reading “On my word for the year and why it’s taken me so long to tell you”
I have been feeling the gap of late. The gap between who I am, and who I want to be. The gap between what I know and what I need to know. There is a steep learning curve and I am right at the bottom of it.
I am in a season of stretch. I am in a season of great exponential growth.
I have a deep sense of my inadequacy, my shortfall, and what I lack. I feel unprepared to tackle the season ahead.
Continue reading “What I lack”
It is February, the beginning of my work year, and I still don’t know my schedule for this year, and that’s okay.
My purpose and steps for this year are not yet clear and (strangely) I am comfortable in the uncertainty.
Continue reading “The quiet ministry of slow”
I cleaned the dishwasher.
I know no one will notice, so I have to let you know.
Continue reading “the things that no one notices”
What is noble anyway?
It is a word that we rarely use in conversation nowadays. It is a term that we associate with old-fashioned class distinctions, or on occasion we might refer to a “noble pursuit”.
The words in the dictionary to define noble are words like:
special status; high moral qualities; dignity; eminence; magnificent; superior; excellent.
It denotes a sense of higher.
The verse in Philippians 4 asks us to think on “… whatever is noble …”
What does it mean to think about higher things?
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… whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. (Philippians 4:8)
I love this verse in Philippians. It is absolutely one of my favourites. And with the huge amount of negativity, pain and heartache that is in the world today. I feel a real need to sink into this verse for a while. So I am going to do a few posts on this over the next month or so. Starting with “whatever is true”, today.
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