Casting Your Cares on The One Who Cares

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather […]

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“Those Who Look to Him for help will be radiant with joy!”

“Those who look to him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces.” Psalm 34:5 (NLT) My hubby and I were sitting in a coffee shop enjoying our usual Saturday morning pot of tea and watching the world go by.  Just across from where we sat, two young […]

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Run to Him

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.  Proverbs 18:10 I woke up this morning with this scripture running through my mind. It reminds me of a time I was at the beach with my children when my youngest son was about two years old. The […]

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We Look to You for Help (Lord)

I was going about my normal day today, having spent time reading and praying, I had written today’s blog post, tweaked a couple of things in my online shop, I was doing a bit of housework… all was well in the McIlreavy household… until I got an email notification on my phone.  It was quite […]

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Who or What Defines You?

Remembering Who’s You Are! As old as mankind is, there are tales of men and women going off to “find themselves”, and discover who they are. I remember when I went through the breakup of my first marriage and subsequent divorce many years ago, someone said to me, “now is the chance to reinvent yourself!” […]

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Perseverance Produces Character. (Lessons from a Silk Moth)

The Cocoon  When my children were of primary school age, we lived in South Africa. Every year, a common sight was children coming out of school with a shoe box, the lid punched with tiny holes. Inside would be a few baby silkworms. Actually I don’t know why they’re called ‘worms’, they are in fact […]

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