Faith, Mental Illness and Me

Mental illness affects many people across the globe as does physical illness. However, mental ill health is often seen in a completely different light to physical ill health – speaking more so for faith communities. I do not believe that people CHOOSE to suffer from a mental illness in the same way someone does notContinue reading “Faith, Mental Illness and Me”

Imposter Syndrome – Hidden Plight of High Achievers

“I look up to the mountains and hills, longing for God’s help.But then I realize that our true help and protection come only from the Lord,our Creator who made the heavens and the earth.”– PSALM 121:1-2 (TPT) “I’m not qualified for this”, these are words which cross my mind more times than I should allow.Continue reading “Imposter Syndrome – Hidden Plight of High Achievers”

What is on Your Mind?

At the beginning of the year, we had a declaration service at church where we declared powerful words – based on Scripture – over our lives and the year. I lead a few of these declarations, one of which was based on Isaiah 26:3. These were the words we declared: IN 2020, AS I KEEPContinue reading “What is on Your Mind?”

Are You Tired?

Many started 2020 with high expectations for the year; many set targets and goals. However, soon into the year, we were all confronted with the unknown and uncertain thing – a global pandemic. For some, life came to a halt and for others it kept going. One thing for certain is this pandemic has broughtContinue reading “Are You Tired?”

Be of Good Cheer

“I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace and confidence. In the world you have tribulation and trials and distress and frustration; but be of good cheer [take courage; be confident, certain, undaunted]! FOR I HAVE OVERCOME THE WORLD. [I have deprived it of power to harm you and have conquered it for you.]” John 16:33Continue reading “Be of Good Cheer”

Do Not Fear

How many times in a day are you confronted with fear? A situation that makes you feel afraid, nervous, or uncertain? Though we may plan our days, we cannot always predict what will happen at any given moment – does that leave you feeling uneasy? Some say fear is faith in the wrong thing meaningContinue reading “Do Not Fear”

I Feel Unworthy

Feeling unworthy or having thoughts of low-self worth is a lonely space to be in. What makes it more lonely is that these thoughts usually come from within, you are beating yourself up – “I am not good enough”, “I can’t”, “What is even the point in trying?”. These thoughts and feelings stem as aContinue reading “I Feel Unworthy”

Help Me, I’m Anxious

Anxiety is one of the worst things I’ve ever experienced in my life. It is highly misunderstood by those who have not experienced it and can be incredibly difficult to describe, therefore, it is a very lonely place to find yourself. The American Psychological Association define anxiety as an emotion characterized by feelings of tension,Continue reading “Help Me, I’m Anxious”

I Failed, Again

A habit is a repeated behaviour or tendency, something that we do often without realising it. Habits can aid our prosperity in life or contribute to our destruction. Habits, once formed, become so routine that they can be difficult to break and it is often said that they way to break old habits is toContinue reading “I Failed, Again”

Made in The Image of God

“Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt Many of us walk through life feeling less than best, we feel as if ‘they’ are better than us. More qualified, more beautiful, more intelligent, more lovable. When we do this, we completely oversee the fact that every individual on this earth is unique. Whilst weContinue reading “Made in The Image of God”