Tuesday 19 November 2013


A couple of weeks ago, I woke up to the week in a slump. It wasn't fun. All I wanted to do was roll up into a ball and count the speckles of dust floating through the room.

This week was different though and it warms my heart knowing that.

After what seemed like decades, the slump I was in alleviated. What was amazing though was it was through no fault of my own. It wasn't anything I did or didn't do. It was all from Him.

I don't talk about my faith very much on here but I want to. Why do I hide it away? I am nowhere near ashamed of it. Rather I am proud of it. It is a healer, a giver, a lover, a protector and most importantly a saviour.

Over the last few weeks I have forgotten my faith. I forgot about it's power and its ability to heal me from my troubles and because of this I landed myself into many troubles of my own.

I was angry, depressed, envious and just plain ugly on the inside. I didn't like myself and I don't think many other people did either.

On Sunday I was reminded of the power of faith and it hit me, it hit me hard. I felt something take over my body, I felt a darkness escape from the deepest corners of my soul and in its place came a warmth that hugged my body tight. My eyes wept, wept hard, as if washing away the troubles I had been facing and I knew that something that night had changed within me. I felt happy and that in itself felt amazing.

The darkness was gone, and even if it was to be temporary, it was gone.

The last few days have been great. I have felt more patient, more loved, more gracious, more humble and more me. I don't know how long this will last but I am going to try to hold out as long as I can.

Today I came into work, made myself some tea, watered my cactus, put up the work Christmas tree and said a little prayer. A little prayer in thanks of my Lord Jesus Christ, praising him for his wonder, his love and his grace.

I pray that all of you are filled with warmth this week and if you are, please...please don't let it go.



  1. This text is beautiful written. Sometimes i feel exactly the same!
    beautiful pictures :) I really like the flowerprint on those cups

    xx from Germany
    <a href="http://borntobealive-blog.blogspot.de/>http://borntobealive-blog.blogspot.de/</a>

    1. Thanks Farina, It's great to meet people from all over the world.

      I hope to come visit Germany again soon. I miss it there

  2. I'm so glad you're out of your slump! The tea cup is precious.

  3. Makes me very happy to hear that the darkness has gone away, my dear! Lovely post, such beautiful way with words you have,

    1. Trishie, thank you! I hope little Alex is doing well, more importantly I hope you are doing well too! Thinking of your family during this new and exciting time

  4. اترك جهازك في أيدي الخبراء مع صيانة يونيفرسال وكن على ثقة بأن جهازك سيعود للعمل بشكل ممتاز


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