Early this year one of my best friends, Lydia, lost her little boy at 15 weeks. It was so heartbreaking and as a friend to Lyd I have been at a loss at times to know what I can do to be there for her. Lydia and I (mostly Lyd as I am unqualified to … Continue reading How you can support a friend who has had a miscarriage
Recently I came across these two quotes that really got me thinking about my relationship with God. The first is from Philip Yancey's book, 'What's so amazing about grace?' "By instinct I feel I must do something in order to be accepted [by God] ... Eugene Peterson draws a contrast between Augustine and Pelagius, two … Continue reading Some late night thoughts on how we pursue our relationship with God
My last post about Japan, I promise! Here are some photos from Osaka. A week after we were there they had the 5.5 earthquake that killed four people so we felt very fortunate that our timing hadn't been different.
A few snaps from our time in Kyoto. Some of our best Japan experiences were in Kyoto including the Daigoji temple/gardens which is one of the most peaceful places I've ever been! Note for if you ever go there: There is more than one bamboo grove, so if you are googling how to get there, … Continue reading Our trip to Japan – Kyoto
I realised this week that I never shared any photos on here from our trip to Japan in June. I've been thinking about it lots recently, it was such a fun holiday! Here's some snaps from Tokyo. If you're thinking about going – do it!
Over the last few years I have had many bouts of insomnia, mainly caused by PTSD and anxiety and I am at the point where I'm like enough is enough, I need to do something about this. Anyone who has had insomnia will know how draining it is and that anything in your life that … Continue reading The bible’s answer to getting a better night’s sleep
Let's be real, reading the bible can be a bit like exercise, you don't know how much you want or need it until you're actually doing it. Over the last few years, my bible intake has been less than ideal so this year I have been making it a priority to get back into it. … Continue reading Six ways to get your head in the bible every day