I'm not the most patient person. In fact if you were to line up 100 random people and order them based on their ability to be patient I would definitely be towards the back of the line....if not one of the last. I know some people are just more naturally patient than others. Some people... Continue Reading →

I was talking to my friend about lamenting recently and he wisely said this - “Complaining assumes he owes us a full explanation right now. Complaining puts us in charge, makes us God. Lamenting lets him be God, and he is better at it than we are!”. Complaining then says ‘God I want a different... Continue Reading →

Is there a place for lamenting?

Have you heard of that English phrase "Stiff upper lip"? It basically means when you are facing suffering or hardships you need to power through! Don't let anyone know you are struggling, don't let them see you are hurting. But seriously, joking aside - It's one thing to not be focussed on just the struggling... Continue Reading →

The freedom of trust

Several weeks ago I read this amazing statement "Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God". (Corrie Ten Boom). That quote looks awesome on a FB or Pinterest post but what about real life? What does it really mean to trust when you don't know what is ahead? It's easy to... Continue Reading →

Be Present

As I’ve been walking with God through a season when it seems like everything has changed, it’s been interesting to see how different people respond to me. Some seem to not know what to say, there’s this kind of awkward part of the conversation when we get to my situation and they are uncertain what... Continue Reading →

Why do bad things happen to good people?

I've been thinking a lot about this question lately - What do you do when everything changes?  (I could sub-title this - 'walking with God through seasons of pain and suffering') I have seen people go through all kinds of trials - medical, relational, spiritual, financial etc etc. Sometimes people wonder why these trials are happening.... Continue Reading →

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