“What joy, what joy for those whose hope is in the name of the Lord. What peace, what peace for those whose confidence is Him alone.” How true is that? For the last ten years of my life those words have comforted me in times of trouble. Think of the things in your life that … Continue reading Rediscovering Joy
Disclaimer: This blog entry is a personal reflection on something I have recently felt convicted of in my own life. It is not meant to say that everyone should make the same decision as me, simply that I have felt God personally leading me a certain way in my life and decided to follow Him … Continue reading Create in me a ‘pure’ heart
Towards the end of 2011, I read a book called Radical by David Platt that changed my life in so many ways. The book was about living radically as a Christian. Although I didn't agree with the entire book, I decided to do the one-year challenge at the end. I don't remember the whole challenge, … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Instead Pray.
After a very heavy past week, I woke up this morning with a reminder on my heart. For those of us who have gone to church our whole lives, we know the verses. "For all have sinned and fall short", "For God so loved the world"… we know that we live in a broken world … Continue reading God is Always There
I have a strong dislike for swear words in general, but if there’s one thing I hate even more it’s when people use swear words for no reason in a normal sentence. “I am going to the zoo with Roland today, I’m so f*ing excited”. Why not just say you are excited? Why do you … Continue reading The F-bomb.
"Babe, what kind of seasoning should I put in the potatoes?" "CAJUN!" And there it began. I love potatoes – baked potatoes, roasted potatoes, garlic mashed and potato chips – I'm a fan of them all. Last night I was making my famous (well, in our house anyway) twice baked potatoes and Joel gave me … Continue reading Cajun Twice Baked Potatoes
Tonight was a burger night. The other day I found myself dreaming of different burger combinations, one's with bacon particularly. My new cooking motto is "when in doubt add bacon". I'm not sure how long my hips will appreciate this for, but it sure is delicious. Spicy Bacon, Guac & Lime Turkey Burgers were on … Continue reading It’s Burger Time!