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”

Trusting God With Our Futures- A Guest Post by Leah

Sweet Friends! Oh my, I have been excited about this post for oh-so long now, and it’s finally here! The brilliant Leah has written for us about trusting God with all aspects of our futures as teenagers- this is a post you DO NOT want to miss! And once you’ve read this post, go giveContinue reading “Trusting God With Our Futures- A Guest Post by Leah”

5 Books for the Christian Teen Girl

I love to read. I haven’t done an awful lot of it recently, but that doesn’t change the fact that I love to read. From mysteries and murders, to, well, more mysteries and murder, I love a good book! So, I thought it would be super fun to do a post sharing a few ofContinue reading “5 Books for the Christian Teen Girl”

Follow pt. 2

Simon Peter. Andrew. James. John. Philip. Bartholomew. Thomas. Matthew. James. Thaddeus. Simon. Matthias. 12 ordinary men who gave up their lives; their homes; their everyday-normal at another man’s call to ‘come follow me’. 12 boring, normal, not-extra-special, sinful men who were called to be the closest earthly friends of the extraordinary Jesus Christ.