Unto Us

For most of my life I have always had a great festive experience. I’ve never been one to associate this part of the year with hurt or pain of any kind. Thus far I have to admit I have been tremendously blessed. But of late I have been reading of and encountering experiences in my own life which have been deeply troubling, which for me, is foreign especially during the Christmas period. These scriptures have brought and a sense of peace and comfort during these turbulent times. Reminding me that Christmas is more than those picture-perfect moments, but that Jesus came into a broken world to save the hurt, lost and discouraged...

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Cheer Up, Buttercup!

It’s December, Sheila! The most wonderful time of the year! It’s like overnight the atmosphere has changed to this magical, delightful season. It is truly the best part of the year… But the sad reality is that not everyone shares in the excitement for this change of season.

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Illumination

A few nights ago, I was disturbed from my sleep… When I opened my eyes, I found that complete darkness greeted me. Naturally I looked towards our bedroom window and was surprised that there was just a teeny tiny bit of light shining through the curtains. It then occurred to me there was a power failure and the entire neighbourhood had no lights on, at that point I was so thankful for that tiny bit of light which came into the room…

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Live Called – What does it mean?

A few weeks ago, my eldest son, Judah asked me what does my WhatsApp status mean and questioned why don’t I ever change it? I have had the same status since I opened my WhatsApp account several years ago. It simply says, ‘Live Called’.

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