We all have a story that is already divinely written by God and, we are in the process of playing the lead role. Each story is written explicitly for the one whose life it is, a story written by the Creator, a story with a heavenly calling, designed to bring complete fulfilment in peace.
In Psalm 91, our Heavenly Father offers us the promise of protection and shelter. Here is a loving example where the care that God promises us is compared to a mother bird.
The eagle is a truly majestic bird and has some unique characteristics that represent a pattern that we should try to emulate in our lives to truly reflect Jesus and the role he plays in our lives.
When we are in a storm or surrounded by a multitude of problems, we need to keep our eyes on Jesus and He will guide us to be ‘wave-walkers’ until the storm subsides.
what would you use to describe incredible power and might? What first comes to my mind is a dramatic thunderstorm – like only the good folks of Pretoria understand. Even before the skies open up, you can feel the electricity in the air. The skies darken, clouds gather – warning that something fantastic is about to happen.
The different waves are an apt metaphor for life. There are times when life goes smoothly. We feel the blessing of the early morning sunshine and all seems well. Life moves in a gentle rhythm; backward and forwards. And then there are times when we face dark skies, black clouds, and huge waves; all appearing to be intent on overwhelming us.
At the start of this New Year, I am excited about all the possibilities that lie ahead for me. At the same time, I can’t help but ponder the events of the past year and relive some of the disappointments.
Written by Fiona Botha How many of us start the year with the intention of getting stuck into the Word of God every single day? And then a few months into the year life becomes crazy, and even with the best intentions, we slip up. By June we find ourselves stopping and starting. Failing. Starting again. And just generally frustrated …