When you’re in a valley moment (a difficult season, or something bad has happened), in an aim to provide comfort, well-wishers often say ‘it is well’. It’s so easy to say and I’ve said it so many times myself. But having been on the receiving end, it somehow doesn’t seem quite as comforting as intended. […]Read More It Is Well: Is It Really?
“Are you weary, carrying a heavy burden? Then come to me. I will refresh your life, for I am your oasis. Simply join your life with mine. Learn my ways and you’ll discover that I’m gentle, humble, easy to please. You will find refreshment and rest in me. Matthew 11:28-29 TPT Give all your worries […]Read More Cast Your Cares
We are graced with our first guest post on the J Daily blog – Agmaa. We hope you are blessed by this piece! As 2020 draws to a close, I pause and reflect on what has been an unprecedented year, globally and personally. It started as normal with much fanfare, great expectations, hope and the […]Read More Give Thanks
As I reflected on this year’s seemingly crazy events, this question came to mind on many occasions. In the midst of destruction, famine, pandemics, war, political and civil unrest – is God good? Surely a good God would not allow all of this to happen. I needed an answer to my question, I needed to […]Read More Is God Good?
It’s funny how the smallest comment can make you start second guessing yourself. A single comment can cause a chain reaction of self-doubt. Insecurity sneaks up on you, starting with a single doubt. All of a sudden areas you were once confident in, you’re now not so sure about. Do I look okay? Are my […]Read More Insecure
Reading a post by my friend Ori, titled ‘Forgiveness, No Buts’ completely changed by understanding of what it means to truly forgive a person. Using the story of Joseph, Ori notes how the true test of Joseph’s forgiveness of his brothers was how he acted towards them in their time of need. Despite the atrocities […]Read More Forgiveness = Love
So after 3 short years, your degree is finally over. After a brief sigh of relief, you suddenly wonder ‘what am I going to do with all this free time?’ Friends, family, people at work, lecturers, aunties from church, acquaintances and a random lady in Asda are all suddenly interested in what you plan to […]Read More What’s Next?
Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom – Psalm 90:12 Watching the Theory of Everything has really helped me appreciate the value of time. Time is something we as humans struggle to understand. Whilst we’re young we desperately wish it away, longing to be older. When we’re older […]Read More Time
Second year has been the most enjoyable yet most challenging year of my life so far. There were so many things I thought I couldn’t do, so many situations I thought I couldn’t get through – and yet I did. And I can only thank God for that. He said ‘I will never fail you […]Read More More than a Conquerer
Psalms 27:14 Wait patiently for the Lord . Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord . Wait patiently on the Lord, he will bring you through whatever situation you’re facing. And whilst you’re waiting be brave and courageous, try not to worry or fear. Just trust Him – no matter how long […]Read More When life doesn’t go the way you planned