weakness: when it’s more than a temporary state #MEAwarenessDay

Weakness is something we would all rather ignore, hoping it’s a temporary state, a passing phase we can press through, fuelled by extra food, supplements or caffeine, perhaps. Because who among us would choose to be seen as weak, never mind feel like it? But what if it doesn’t leave us? What if weakness comes …

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home: yearning for an eternal place already prepared for us

What does home convey to you? Maybe you don’t feel at home in this world. Adverse circumstances, unexpected life events and health challenges can make us feel unsettled, especially when we hit midlife and beyond and survey the landscape of our lives with a wistful, jaundiced eye. We’re still in our first home together after …

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beauty: how we are all made beautiful by God’s grace

It’s hard to see beauty in ourselves, isn’t it? If we’re contrasting and comparing ourselves to how the world defines beauty, especially of the physical kind, instead of seeing ourselves as we are reflected in the mirror of God’s word, then we will struggle to believe we are beautiful at all. We can become overly …

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