What does life look like for you post lockdown? In a few days we will move into level 3 lockdown in South Africa. We will begin to see a resemblance of what we once considered normal. I urge you, however before we enter back into our new normal, allow yourself to process what this time … Continue reading Perspective
Twenty twenty has been a difficult year. It will forever be a year that stains our memory and stings our minds eye. For some, it's been an incredible time of self reflection and solitude but for others its been a time of uneasiness and angst. Whatever your journey has looked like in the last seven … Continue reading When Words are Few
Everyone is running scared, paranoid, afraid. It’s mayhem. A whole new way and world marked by chaos and codes: green, yellow, red. I once wrote words from the comfort of my bed with an idea of what fear the world faced. Today I write from a hospital bed and corridors of sterile, mask wearing, hand … Continue reading Behind Enemy Lines
Two weeks ago, I sat down with a friend. Her name is Ethel. She is the beautiful soul that helps me maintain my home, my kids and my sanity. Her face drooped a little as she was floating around our home, doing her thing. So I called her to sit with me. She pulled up … Continue reading Fear Fighting Scriptures
Isaiah 28:16 CSB - "Therefore the Lord God said: "Look, I have laid a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; the one who believes will be unshakable." Our thoughts wonder in the wake of our Presidents address on Tuesday night and we wait, patiently and expectantly for another one … Continue reading Christ Alone, Our Cornerstone
As I reflected on the beauty of this Easter weekend and shared in festivities with my family, I felt to reach out to those who are faced with the reality of lockdown loneliness. And I wanted to encourage you, especially at a time like this: we are no longer lonely. It's a strange thing to … Continue reading No Longer Lonely
We have reached day 14 of lockdown living in South Africa. The city has come to a grinding holt. The streets are empty. The shops are deserted. Parking lots are vacant. Coffee shops are closed. The beaches are barren and the birds are finally coming out to play. The sound of screeching cars and traffic … Continue reading “Be Still”
In the season of the COVID-19 virus, we have seen the church arise stronger than ever before. The platforms that once renounced the name of the Lord - internet, social media - now rejoices in the name of the Lord. We have seen a wave of online church services, live broadcasts, live prayer meetings, etc. … Continue reading Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 3.
If you have not read 'Part 1' - you can find it here: Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 1. David was a giant slayer. Giant slayers are key players in advancing the kingdom of God. Most times, when we face challenges head on - like David did - we face some resistance. The … Continue reading Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 2.
I wrote this post a few years ago, as my little girl was about to start the new school year. It's worth re-sharing. It's accurate for the season we find ourselves in, as we face a worldwide pandemic. I have added a few Bible study notes below. Please read: 1 Samuel 17 I made everyone some … Continue reading Faith: A David type of Faith. Part 1.