There's something about 'home' that feels precious. Home is the place where you can just relax; home is where you can simply be; home is where you can lay down your burdens and be known, heard and loved. But home is a foreign idea to so many of us. Home can bring on memories of … Continue reading In Praise of Homemaking
Before I started studying at Youthworks, I had this idea that going to Bible college would fill me with endless energy to read the Bible and endless zeal for the task at hand. It didn't. It was even more difficult to discipline myself to spend time in the Word. It only got harder when Moore … Continue reading From Textbook to Life-Giving… Again
I hate having conversations across the apartment. You have to shout, and the other person does too, and then the words get distorted and the volume ends up making the whole exchange aggressive, even if the conversation is about what to have for dinner. It makes all the difference when we take a few steps … Continue reading Can We Stop Shouting?
God made the world, and it was good. You don't need to read far into the Bible to get that picture. In fact, it's literally the first chapter. Sin changed everything and that means that the world is as broken as the people who live in it but humans still have the task of looking … Continue reading Don’t Waste the World
The floors are sticky from alcohol spilled night after night and the air is full of anticipation that feels familiar to this room. The Metro Theatre is the home of show after show in Sydney and this night's is a sellout. King's Kaleidoscope have never seen Australia's shores for a tour and having sold out … Continue reading Satisfied: King’s Kaliedoscope @ The Metro
For the last four years I've spent my life chasing deadlines. Even Summer holidays were full of work and my mind was taken up with thoughts of how to make ends meet financially whilst keeping afloat academically and then there was the whole relational element of life to deal with. I was tired constantly, but … Continue reading On Being Busy
It's that time of year, when countdowns abound and hints of dresses appear on Instagram. The floral arrangements grow and grow and grow and the invitations flow and flow and flow. It's an exciting time of year for some but for others it's a time that serves as a three month long reminded of what … Continue reading T’is the Season to be… Married?