I feel like I have never had a real family. Part of me wonders if I was ever adored by my parents in the way that I see kids being treated when I'm around my friend's families. I want that experience so much, and I know that my experience of it will not be had … Continue reading Family
"You're a lot more punk rock than I am," says Amy. I frown a little and look at the crowd at the Mest concert, who all look a whole lot more punk than me... "I'm punk by church standards, but not by concert standards." That gives you a bit of a glimpse into where I … Continue reading Music
"When I am weak, I am strong." This phrase from 2 Corinthians is haunting me. I cannot work out what it means. I cannot work out how it makes any sense. Weakness is not strength. Strength is the absence of weakness, isn’t it? That’s always the idea I had. I am struggling to make my … Continue reading Weak or Strong?
"8He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?" Micah 6:8 Someone asked me today, "How can I honour God?" It seems like such a simple question! The greatest commandment is love the … Continue reading How To: Honour God
I was raised to be proud and stubborn, taught to keep my feelings inside and not let anyone see my weaknesses. This has meant that a lesson that will take a lifetime to learn is that of letting go of it all and letting God work in my weakness as opposed to displaying my own … Continue reading Pride
1. I am stepping up to responsibilities, but stepping into weakness. 2. I am finding my footing, and falling into God's grace all the more. 3. My family seem to have abandoned me, but I've never felt more surrounded by family. 4. My heart is singing God's praise, but my hands are firmly planted in … Continue reading 10 Contradictions