Book Review : Apples never fall

Book Review : Apples Never Fall

February 10, 2022

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty continues her trend of writing well thought out plots, with unexpected twists and turns as well as relatable characters. Like many of her stories, Moriarty begins in the present but flashes back to the past which eventually explains the present conundrum. This story is about Joy and Stan Delaney…

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Am I doing enough?

Am I doing enough?

January 5, 2021

I wrote this article for Christian Today about our sense of wanting to do enough to appease our conscience. About a year after becoming a mother, I went to a meeting for young mums. As an ice-breaker, the leader asked us to answer the question, “What is the minimum you have to do in the morning before…

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Short Devotion : Luke 6:30

Short Devotion : Luke 6:30-31

October 26, 2020

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.” Luke 6:30-31 God gives to…

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Superman for hire by Travis Barnes

Guest Blogger : Travis Barnes – Superman For Hire

April 30, 2019

Travis Barnes lives in central Victoria with his wife and two daughters. He is an associate minister with the Churches of Christ denomination. Travis loves to help people find their God given calling and encourage people to walk with Jesus into the unique adventure he has for each person. His website is here. Today, I…

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My thoughts on different women in the Bible

Women in the Bible : Jael

January 29, 2019

Jael was married to Heber, who was a descendant of Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law (v.11). So Jael had a kinship tie to the Israelites. But, “there was an alliance between Jabin king of Canaanites Hazor and the family of Heber the Kenite” (Judges 4:17). It seems that the Heber was a tinsmith who made farming and…

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