Waiting is definitely a test. It tests our patience and our loyalty. It tests our love and our mercy. Waiting is not for the weak. (Lee Young) I consider myself a patient person but waiting on God changed me forever. Waiting chiseled at my rough edges. It revealed to me my true character. It accentuated … Continue reading patience is also a form of action
Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of. Charles Spurgeon April 2006 She fell ill with a fever that I could not contain. I rushed her to hospital late at night and before we could gather our bearings, she was diagnosed with Chronic … Continue reading even so, it is well with my soul.
I have always been a person with a to-do list. But there were many days when I became a slave to my lists. Things don’t always happen as planned and I would feel like a failure if I wasn’t able to cross out all the tasks that I allocated to a specific day. It … Continue reading a goal should scare you a little and excite you a LOT!
(sestien jaar later) dit is die ding met ‘n egskeiding dit bly jou agtervolg en as daar kinders is word hulle strooipoppe in die wind en as die regsaksies verby is en jy stadig aan jou stilte wil teug dan kom die laaste bepaling en die woede wat jou weer wil verslind 30 April 2016 ek … Continue reading requiem vir die sewende vrou
My family is in a good space at the moment. When I look back on the past seventeen years of being a single parent, I know that we are here by God’s grace. Nothing else. We had an eventful life, full of ups and downs, uncertainties and stress. Despite everything that happened, we survived. God … Continue reading Metanoia (n.) the journey of changing one’s mind, heart, self, or way of life
Self-harm and specifically cutting is a disturbing tendency – a growing addiction. Through caring counsellors God touches shattered lives and restores broken people to wholeness. Stories that spill from healing hearts are shared to bring hope to those suffering, and ultimately to glorify God. Continue reading the first cut
Those who receive face-to-face counselling at our Hope Centre are encouraged to write about their experiences. Stories that spill from healing hearts are shared on our blog to encourage and challenge others. Read snippets from the journal of a woman who describes herself as one of the walking wounded. Continue reading after abuse – the journey to self