Kingdom-style Giving

That evening the disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. Send the crowds away so they can go to the villages and buy food for themselves.” But Jesus said, “That isn’t necessary—you feed them.” Matthew 14:15-16 A Mindset Change The disciples had a problem working their […]

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From Death to life!

“For you died to this life, and your real life is hidden with Christ in God.” ‭‭(Colossians‬ ‭3:3‬ ‭NLT‬‬) If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that I have found a passion for gardening. This time last year, our ‘garden’ was a wasteland, it’s now awash with bright colour. I planted most of our flowers […]

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A River of Life! (Or a stagnant Pool?)

Over the past two days, I have been following the thread through the Bible with regard to what I’m calling ‘the River of Life.’ In Ezekiel 47, Ezekiel had a very powerful and graphic vision of a stream, starting as a trickle from under the door of the temple. As it flowed, the trickle became […]

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Harvest

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” GalatiAns 6:9 ‭‭ Lessons in Patience Gardening has been a good ‘patience boot camp’ for me, patience being something I need to develop. When I plant things, I’m excited to see […]

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A NEW SEASON – LETTING GO and TRUSTING GOD

I love this time of year, when tiny buds are starting to appear on trees and the crocuses and daffodils are blooming. To say I’m not just as keen on the change from summer to winter would be an understatement. The lovely long days of summer, staying light until after ten at night, lulls me […]

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“A Good Word”

“Anxious fear brings depression, but a life-giving word of encouragement can do wonders to restore joy to the heart.” Proverbs 12:25 TPT A Timely Word King Solomon, often called “the wisest man that ever lived,” recognised not just the awfulness of depression, but one of its main causes.  Fear. There’s a lot of fear mongering going on […]

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