Faith

Step Into the Unknown

Stepping into the unknown can have a different meaning for everyone—it may be moving to a new country, entering a relationship, going off to university, meeting new people or even starting a new job. Everyone goes through stages in their life, sometimes more often than others, where they are unsure of what will happen. Unsure […]

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Productivity

Putting God First

You have something that takes priority in your life. We all do. It changes our schedules, captures our passions and causes sacrifices. We defend it. We fight for it. We claim it. What comes first in your life?  For the Christian, God should come first. He should capture our passions. His worship should change our […]

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Lifestyle

It’s okay to slow down

If there’s one thing this pandemic / panna cotta / panoramic [whatever you want to call it] has taught me is that it’s okay to slow down. Before March last year, slowing down was something I avoided, and when forced to do it, it often felt uncomfortable. Having no choice but to slow down, I […]

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Faith

Is Self-Love Biblical?

Self love – a state of appreciation for oneself that grows from actions that supports spiritual, mental, social, emotional and physical growth. I’ve always felt conflicted with the term ‘self-love’. At its core the focus is on one’s own well-being and happiness. I would often ask myself: by focussing on self-love, am I putting myself […]

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Faith

God is love

Whenever we use the word ‘love’, it is described as either an intense feeling of deep affection, a fleeting emotion of care, or an extreme feeling of attachment. However, as I studied the gospel of John [and his other writing] I realised love is more than simply a “warm feeling”; it is an attitude that […]

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Lifestyle

The Daniel Fast

To ‘fast’ is to abstain from something specific for a particular reason. It enables us to draw closer to God and develop a deeper relationship with Him. Over the past 21 days, I decided to do the ‘Daniel Fast’. In short, the fast is essentially a vegan (plant-based) diet, emphasing consumption of foods in their […]

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