Insecurities

Overcoming insecurities

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Written by Fiona Botha You know when you are in that space where you are good. Like really good. There has been no issues, meltdowns or tears for a while. It doesn’t mean life is all roses and sunshine 24/7, but life is good. I used to feel impending doom. Brene Brown refers to it as foreboding joy. This is …

God will sing over you

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Written by Angelique Geeringh This week let’s look at an amazing promise found in Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV). ‘The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.’  Take a moment to think about the voice …

Trust in the Lord

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Written by Angelique Geeringh Psalm 91 is also referred to as the ‘psalm of protection’ and as such, has long been a source of comfort for believers. An interesting exercise is to read Psalm 91 every day for a month. Two things will happen; these amazing words will become real to you and a part of your ‘biblical arsenal’, and …

To hear God’s thoughts

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Written by Nichole Wood   I believe that one of the most important things in my walk with God is the ability to discern His voice and to hear the Holy Spirit speak to my heart. Yet, this is the area that I often struggle with the most. I get frustrated if I don’t hear anything from Him when I need …

Blossoming spring

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Written by Gwen Mlondobozi ‘No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.’ – Hal Borland I love winter, except for this year; this year was frosty, not just outside but within me too. It has been my longest and coldest, but I came through it. Winter is a season, which means that it will come around again and again. …

The simplicity of Truth

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Written by Angelique Geeringh Do you ever find yourself running around in your extremely crowded life, trying to find more things and activities that will make God pleased with you? When we try to ‘do’ or ‘make’ things that will impress God we forget who we are trying to influence. Honestly, what can a mere mortal bring of worth before …

Triumphant through tribulations

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Written by Natalie Waterson In 2003, an intense heat wave hit Europe which resulted in the hottest and deadliest summer in over 500 years. France was most affected. The death toll peaked to over 70,000 people as the heat wave swept through France, Portugal, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and Italy, with temperatures averaging just over 45 degrees Celsius. On December 26, …

Ask and you will receive

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Written by Angelique Geeringh The Greek mathematician, Archimedes, was gifted in mechanics and engineering. After he had made an important discovery in measurement, he ran through his town shouting, ‘Eureka, Eureka’ (‘I have found it’). He also famously said, ‘Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the Earth.’ God has given us a power …

The Lord will instruct you

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Written by Angelique Geeringh Are there times in your life when you feel lost and in the need of guidance and direction? Our Heavenly Father is willing to instruct and guide us. This promise is found in Psalm 32:8 (NIV). ‘I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over …

On my Knees

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Written by Gwen N Mlondobozi Life has a way of bringing us to our knees, a place of utter vulnerability and pain. So on my knees I crawl asking the Lord God, where are you? Fight my battles because I do not have any fight left in me and even if I did, it would never be enough. It’s rather …