My mother is Irish, and my father is Sierra Leonean. We lived in Sierra Leone when I was young and I have strong memories of that time.Memories of our home. Playing with the other children in the compound, dancing around the parlour, being chased by my grandmother, Mama Abbie – with my baby brother on […]
55. Every Tongue That Accuses You
Is there anything worse than untrue narratives or perceptions being created about you? Is there anything more frustrating than having to deal with lies and negativity being spread against you? Slowly. Steadily. Insidiously. It feels so unjust and can feel like you are constantly a step behind, trying to undo the damage of a spiteful […]
52. For My Precious Nephew 💔
Into our lives you came,Sleeping, yet clutching our hearts.Sleeping, yet awakening love.Sleeping, yet shining so bright. Knitted in your Mummy’s womb,So beautifully formed.Perfect little lips,In peaceful rest, cosily still. Tall like your Daddy,Those hands gave it away.Jet black hair, Asher eyesSahr Samuel, you’re our beauty. Dedicated to the Lord,He called you, as His own.‘Samuel’, He […]
43.What’s Your Rating?
‘His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor His delight in the legs of the warrior; the Lord delights in those who fear Him, who put their hope in His unfailing love’. – Psalm 147: 10-11 I love these verses. I first heard them on a sunny 2nd September 2017, whilst sitting […]
41. ‘Dear Little One…’ – A Letter to my Unborn Child
Let’s start with a little background and an answered prayer… And then we’ll move on to the letter I want to write for my child who is currently kicking up a storm against my bladder! Part 1 When I was growing up, I loved listening to my parents whenever they were debating or discussing a […]
39. KNOWN. LOVED. From the Inside Out.
He sees you from the inside out, not from the outside in. “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. Isaiah 42:1 I am grateful that our Father in heaven truly sees us. In […]
38. Listen! Listen… Do You Hear It?
What does the voice of God sound like? Listen to the lyrics of this song. It’s in the details. ‘Listen, listen to the texture and the toneListen, listen for the kindness, for the hopeListen, listen it’s the sound that leads you homeIt’s the voice of God Oh that still small voiceThe voice of God…’ Listen… […]
37. Hello, Baby👣
This is what He said to me, as He prepared me for this blessed season: ‘For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. They will spring up like grass in a meadow, like […]
36. The Impossible is POSSIBLE!
‘The poor and needy search for water,but there is none;their tongues are parched with thirst.But I the Lord will answer them;I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.I will make rivers flow on barren heights,and springs within the valleys.I will turn the desert into pools of water,and the parched ground into springs.I will put […]
35. Blessings Poured Out Like the Widow’s Oil
I love the short story in 2 Kings about the widow who was in debt, and faced with having to give her sons over as slaves to her creditors. In her desperation, her faith shone through and she was rewarded with such an outpouring of God’s grace and mercy. He blessed her faith and used […]
34. Oh, Delicious Fruit!
‘But the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit within you is divine love in all its varied expressions: joy that overflows, peace that subdues, patience that endures, kindness in action, a life full of virtue, faith that prevails, gentleness of heart, and strength of spirit. Never set the law above these qualities, for they are […]
31. Lord, Let Your Glory Fall!
Since around 2017, the Lord has highlighted the word, ‘Glory’ to me. It comes back time and time again and I have waited patiently for more to be revealed. In December 2019, the Lord highlighted this phrase to me, ‘Lord, let your glory fall!’ I didn’t understand what it related to, but I noted it […]
22. Ten Little Rules for Happiness
1.Be joyful in all things. Seek joy from little things throughout your day. Notice them and be grateful. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 2. Read the Bible […]
21. Expect the Impossible
Myself and my fiancé have recently been reading through the book of Daniel. Daniel is most known for the time God rescued him from the lion’s den. But that was just one incredible event where God moved in his life, amongst many others. Due to his absolute commitment and faith in action where his relationship […]
6. Who does He say you are?
‘But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light’ 1 Peter 2: 9 How do you see yourself? How do other people see you? How does He see you? The last […]
5. Changing Seasons: Make Me Wise Like Grandmother Willow…
‘Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold, for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.’ Proverbs 8: 10-11 A month or two ago I was reading through Proverbs. The words ‘wisdom‘, ‘knowledge‘, ‘understanding‘, ‘discernment‘, and ‘insight‘ come up time and time again throughout this […]