Unrepayable

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)   A gift is given joyfully, with no expectation of repayment. This year, we have been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love upon our baby girl, and by the generosity of those wanting to bless our family. As I think about all the hand-me downs, encouragement … More Unrepayable

Celebrating Christ

.   .   . Christmas is coming. Pudding is already on the supermarket shelves, trademark music is playing. Pageants, markets, fairs and craft events are all celebrating the festive season. Perhaps it is the added anticipation of baby’s first Christmas that has made the advertising more attractive this year; I started putting up decorations around the … More Celebrating Christ

Learning patience

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia)    In our fast-paced world, patience can be hard to come by. Can we learn to wait; to wait on God, wait for one another, wait for a promise to be fulfilled? I want to learn patience that does not sit in unproductivity, but actively … More Learning patience

Faith for the tired mama

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) It is three in the morning, and you wake to cooing and gurgling from the bassinet beside you. Amidst the cycles of feeding, sleeping, nappy changes, cuddles and the occasional household chore, where does a tired mama find faith?   .   .   . A journey … More Faith for the tired mama

Everyone has a superpower

(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Superpowers come in many shapes and sizes. There are the heroes who wield thunder, fire, water and otherwordly weapons. There are also the heroes cast into their role; overcomers who learn to conquer their fears and lay themselves down to protect others. Many heroes keep … More Everyone has a superpower