Orphan Living When I was six years old, there was a story my Mum read me that must have deeply impacted me because I stored it deep in my subconscious. I don’t even remember what the story was called, my Mum used to make up stories sometimes, so maybe it was one of her own.
Category: Identity in Christ
I believed a lie for over twenty years. Actually, let me rephrase that. I chose to believe a lie for over twenty years. It was something deeply hurtful said to me in my mid twenties that I took on board and carried for another twenty or more years. The seeds of those words had taken
I don’t know about you, but when I look into a mirror its not often in a favourable way. I get what I call ‘turning into my mother syndrome’. My eyes zone in on every wrinkle, blemish, roll and saggy bit. The thing is, I feel younger in my own head, and then one glance
Shame is that little voice inside that constantly whispers: “There’s something wrong with me” “I wish I’d never done that” “If people really knew me they’d walk away“ “My sins are too big to be forgiven” “God couldn’t really love me” When we entertain these thoughts, they take root and start to grow, until
Shadows How many of us have felt at times in life that we are walking in Big Sister’s shadow, having to try to follow in Dad’s footsteps, or perceived ourselves to be overlooked because we’re in the shadow of others who just always seem to “outshine” us in every way? This is such a lie!
Free Listening This morning I saw video on social media, posted by a woman who had recognised a deep social lack in our world today – meaningful conversation. So she got together a team of likeminded people who went out onto the street and set out some chairs in twos. Then they put up big