Where I Go

I don’t know if it’s the same for you, but I was so glad when 2020 ended. So much had happened that year; so much had changed in ways I never would have imagined or planned. Friend, it got to the end of 2020 and I was SO ready for the year to be over.

Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus

(BLOGMAS DAY 11) Today, I opened the 23rd and second to last door on my Advent calendar and picked out the chocolate heart behind it. Tomorrow is the last day of Advent. Advent means ‘coming’. Once upon a time, many years ago, a baby was coming. And that is what we remember at Christmas. WeContinue reading “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus”

The Quickest Thing I Ever Saw

‘That was the quickest thing I ever saw,’ I exclaimed to my dad. One minute, I’d been sitting atop a hail bail watching the sun set, waiting for him to finish talking on the phone. I turned around to pick up my pup and the next thing I knew, the sunset was over.  The sky,Continue reading “The Quickest Thing I Ever Saw”

The Rain

It was a Wednesday evening more than a month ago when the rain finally came. The heatwave that had swept across England was just about over, and the rain was long overdue. The air was clammy and hot when I felt the first, fat drops. We ran inside clutching as much as we could andContinue reading “The Rain”

Turn Your Eyes

When we were much younger, my sister and I shared a room. We had these white wooden bunk beds with matching pink patchwork bedding… I slept on the top and she slept on the bottom. Each night, before we would go to bed, my mom would come in to say goodnight and go through ourContinue reading “Turn Your Eyes”

What A Friend We Have In Jesus

Some years ago I was shopping with my mom and I came across a birthday card with a sequence of three pictures of a giraffe on it. In the top picture, the giraffe had just arrived at a party and had eagerly knocked on the door, holding a present and card. In the second picture,Continue reading “What A Friend We Have In Jesus”

Jesus Cares About Your Mental Health

This week is mental health awareness week and in England, 1 in 4 people suffer with mental health conditions each year. Friend, that is a lot of people. It could be the man next to you on the bus; the woman who bagged your groceries; your sibling or you friend. For so, so many people,Continue reading “Jesus Cares About Your Mental Health”