“in your own words”

Over the past few months, I’ve had this crippling feeling of being ‘left behind’. People I grew up with are completing degrees, buying cars, homes and starting families. And here I am, with nothing to show for the sacrifices I believe I had made for God. It had been almost 3 years since I had [...]


I have always believed that I don’t quite like affection. Whether giving or receiving it; I often get extremely uncomfortable when there’s hugging, cuddling or even just hand holding involved. I barely ever initiate it, but whenever I do, you know I am probably screaming in my head. In my most recent therapy session, we spent [...]


In Grade 8, my parents made the decision to move me to a Bible-based Christian School. All that really meant was that teachers were intentional about incorporating scripture and Jesus in to their classes, even if it meant a quick 5 minute devotional before they began the content prepared for that class. The school really [...]


At the beginning of last year, I had to come to terms with the fact that I wouldn't be working like I had planned. That God was teaching me how to rely on Him as my provider, even when I got to Sydney and was without a job for the first 2 and a half months. But I [...]


“I am doing something brand new, something unheard of. Even now it sprouts and grows and matures. _Don’t you perceive it?_ I will make a way in the wilderness and open up flowing streams in the desert. Wild beasts, jackals, and owls will glorify me. For I supply streams of water in the desert and [...]

Psalm Forty-Six

GOD THE REFUGE OF HIS PEOPLE AND CONQUEROR OF THE NATIONSGod is our refuge and strength,A very present help in trouble.Therefore we will not fear,Even though the earth be removed,And though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;Though its waters roar and be troubled,Though the mountains shake with its swelling.SelahThere is a [...]