When holding on is hurting you

We all have really bad moments (days, years) in our lives. Those times when you want to close your eyes, sit in a corner, rock yourselves back and forth while whispering continuously: 'happy place, happy place...” One of those moments (years) came about 4 years ago when I had my 4th and final miscarriage. We … Continue reading When holding on is hurting you

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The heaviness of rejection

One of our biggest fears are that the lies people tell about us are true. We wear these lies like an iron cloak. It weighs you down every time you want to get up, but somehow you keep on wearing it. One day you picked it up, put it around your shoulders. You somehow decided … Continue reading The heaviness of rejection

Temptation in the desert – just when you need it…

Have you ever noticed in Luke 4 - the passage about Jesus' temptation - that the Devil never debates Jesus' answers? Every time Jesus quoted Scripture, the devil never contradicted Him. He just accepted it and moved on. Almost as if to say, 'ok well, you've got a good point, Jesus'. By doing this, he … Continue reading Temptation in the desert – just when you need it…

ISIS for Dummies: For anyone confused about the conflict in the Middle East

The Middle East is currently engulfed in chaos, war and brutality. At the moment, most people associate the Muslim world with refugees and masked people in black brutally killing their prisoners. But who is ISIS and how do they fit into the bigger scheme of things? I asked political analyst, Gerrie Terblanche, a few questions to help make … Continue reading ISIS for Dummies: For anyone confused about the conflict in the Middle East