Why We Wait

Hi I’m Sian and I’m still waiting. *insert AA HI SIAN here* I am a waiter (not the carrying dishes kind – the OH MY WORD WHEN IS THIS GOING TO END kind). We are all waiting. We are constantly waiting for something: A spouse. Our children. That amazing job. A new car. Family to … Read more

Living Real

Matthew 21:28-32 28 “What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work today in the vineyard.’29 “‘I will not,’ he answered, but later he changed his mind and went.30 “Then the father went to the other son and said the same thing. He answered, … Read more

What Does Peace Look Like?

In a world of chaos and busyness, conflict and confusion, it is easy to take the word ‘peace’ as a fleeting moment of calmness, instead of a cornerstone of who we are as believers. ‘Prince of Peace’ is one of the many names of our Christ Jesus. “…and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, … Read more

Comparison Culture

“BUT WE URGE YOU, BRETHREN, THAT YOU INCREASE MORE AND MORE; THAT YOU ALSO ASPIRE TO LEAD A QUIET LIFE, TO MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS, AND TO WORK WITH YOUR OWN HANDS, AS WE COMMANDED YOU, THAT YOU MAY WALK PROPERLY TOWARD THOSE WHO ARE OUTSIDE, AND THAT YOU MAY LACK NOTHING. 1 THESS 3:10 … Read more

Gratitude is an attitude

Gratitude is an attitude of choice Lindi Marais It seems like most people know that. It’s not something we always want to choose to do, but we do know it’s a choice. You may feel that your circumstances are to blame for your attitude and you have a point in that they contribute to how … Read more

Stop it

I’m known by my friends and family to have this expression: “STOP IT”. If something exciting, or something bad happens, even when I’m annoyed, I say “STOP IT”. And yes, there’s been times when I’ve had some hard conversations with myself and said those words out aloud: “Nadine STOP IT!!”. Wouldn’t life be simple if … Read more

Thought life

My Thoughts have a Life of their Own! Have you ever noticed how painful emotions tend to hang around? When something happens, we find ourselves running all the different scenarios through our head again and again. I should have done this, if only I had said this or worse, if only I hadn’t said this. … Read more