When I was suffering with anxiety and panic attacks, I used to hate people knowing about my illness and I would put up a pretence, acting like I was absolutely fine. I was the one that always had it all together and I was fearful of people discovering the truth of what was really going... Continue Reading →
Allowing yourself to be vulnerable is extremely hard. Displaying your vulnerability can potentially mean opening yourself up to the risk of criticism, ridicule and rejection. Eek! This is a hard one. When someone hurts us, our first instinct is to protect ourselves and prevent it from happening again. The pain from hurt and rejection can... Continue Reading →
A few years back I was diagnosed with having acute anxiety, after experiencing a sudden onset of panic attacks that came completely out of the blue. The anxiety was debilitating and stopped me from doing a lot of simple, everyday things that we take for granted. I lived in a constant state of fear and... Continue Reading →
Ever felt so out of place that you feel like you don't belong? Like you're a fish out of water or a square peg in a round hole & quite simply do not fit the mould? If you answered yes, then you're in good company.
Have you ever done something out of duty? Did you notice how you were motivated in the beginning but after a while you were left feeling hollow and maybe even filled with some resentment? I can imagine Martha from the bible was left feeling like this too. Martha's duty was to serve, clean & cook... Continue Reading →
You may be slightly confused by the title of this post so allow me to explain..... Welsh Rarebit is actually 'posh' cheese on toast but for my husband & I it means a rare-bit of a Welsh treat for us as we take a three day trip to Wales. Here's what we got up to......... Continue Reading →
The 'heart' is mentioned no less than 830 times in the Bible so we can make an educated guess that its something that God wants us to take notice of. King David was known as a man after Gods own heart and we know that he was chosen by God, not because of his stature... Continue Reading →
Amongst the business of an important festival, Mary chose to sit at the feet of Jesus & learn from him. Mary broke every rule regarding her culture & society & with it inspires us to cultivate a deep relationship with Jesus.