Here we are at four years married, reflecting again on what the year has taught us. There are so many things to be thankful for, so much that God has shown us both individually and as we share life together in Him. About marriage specifically? The words that came to mind were “dependent independence”. … More Four Years: Dependent Independence
There is freedom in singleness, and there is freedom in marriage. There is freedom in the pursuit of God, and freedom in finding Him. This year, my husband and I celebrate three years of marriage and I find myself reflecting on freedom. In a world that values freedom for self, how does God’s freedom compare? … More Three Years in Freedom
Our garden this year is more fruitful than last year. We have watered the trees, attempted to scare off the birds, and watched as flowers blossomed and fruits ripened. We saw the first ripe fig on our fig tree, and the first lemon growing on our potted lemon tree. Last year, we felt God taught … More Two Years: Growing the Garden
We have fast arrived at that little milestone of a first year wedding anniversary. In the past year, many things have happened, and as we celebrated our anniversary, we reflected on the past year. There were particular things we were thankful for, ways in which we had grown, practical tips we had learnt, and a … More After One Year
In Matthew 13, we are given many images, or parables to aid our understanding of the Kingdom of God. The Kingdom of God is like: A mustard seed (v.31-32) “ … which a man took and sowed in his field, which indeed is the least of all the seeds; but when it is grown it … More Ebenezer P2 – Builders with God
Our first home was more than we expected – both in its physical form, and in the spiritual lessons we learnt. God provided in abundance, and encouraged us when doubts began to creep in. We lowered our expectations at certain times thinking perhaps things were not possible, but God exceeded that original bigger vision we … More Ebenezer P1 (Testimony of Our First Home)
This weekend, my husband and I attended a health update conference. The last speaker spoke about relationships, giving advice about how we could counsel our patients towards lasting relationships and marriages. In the last three weeks, our church has been going through principles for a healthy marriage. There is a large industry committed to relationship … More “I do” to who?