“Where are you from?” The dreaded question asked all too often as soon as you open your mouth and your slightly obnoxious Australian-British-South African accent comes out. A question that seems simple yet holds the weight of my being; it is the question of my identity. Now it is not simply the answer to that… Continue reading “Citizen of Heaven”
One thing I noticed in 2018 is how fast life seems to pass us by. Work, family and church move so quickly… and in the midst of life darting by it can be very easy to lose sight of one of the main reasons we are here on this earth… and that is to love,… Continue reading 2019- “The year of the dinner party”
Hello friends! Happy New Year! It is currently a few minutes past midnight on the 1st January 2019. My first few minutes of this year. These past few months have been an absolute whirlwind. I wrote exams, celebrated my seventeenth, reapplied for a visa, travelled to Australia and ate a few too many Christmas dinners!… Continue reading 2018- The Year Of Grace
A vicious cycle of comparison and self-judgement. That small biting voice in my head, telling me “that’s not good enough”, “if only you…” until I begin to subtract myself from this equation called life and reduce myself to what the enemy wants me to believe… because at the end of the day… comparison will kill you...
Pre-emptive love. The act of loving first, asking questions later. A childlike love- an innocent five-year-old looking up at a complete stranger, wonder glimmering in their eyes as they instinctively love others before asking questions… until their cautious mothers swiftly grab their chubby little wrists and drag them away. And so, the cycle begins. We… Continue reading Pre-emptive LOVE