δύναμις

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 [...]

Can/Should

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 [...]

New

“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 [...]

Come

"So He said, 'Come.' And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus." - Matthew 14:29 A week before I left for Sydney, a potential sponsor turned out to be a scam. A day before I left, a potential sponsor communicated that they were unable [...]

The Dance

December 2015; almost 3 weeks after the passing of my dad. I remember sitting, with my older sister on her living room floor. It was the very first time I had allowed myself to cry since the day he died. The kind of cry that comes straight from the core of your belly. The kind [...]