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Hope is on her way.

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emotional / hope / inspirational / mentalhealth / Poetry / Uncategorized

Painted a bit of a heart-warming mess of tones and textures this afternoon. For me, these tones reflect the sweet moment of finally sensing the warmth of hope in the midst of seasons that have, at times, been somewhat grey and gloomy. Hope always arrives; if she hasn’t yet, do not fear, for she is most certainly on her way. The thing about the nature of hope is that she does not, and will not […]

broken + human

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christian / encouragement / inspirational / mentalhealth / Uncategorized

“Answer this question: Does the God who lavishly provides you with his own presence, his Holy Spirit, working things in your lives you could never do for yourselves, does he do these things because of your strenuous moral striving or because you trust him to do them in you?” Gal 3: 5-6 MSG. // Freedom is found in letting go of how right or wrong we think we are, and by setting our sights in […]

Here + Now

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christian / encouragement / inspirational / mentalhealth / Uncategorized

“Since Jesus went through everything you’re going through and more, learn to think like him. Think of your sufferings as a weaning from that old sinful habit of always expecting to get your own way. ” 1 Peter 1:2-4 MSG // Could this be about control? Control aims to keep it all turning out as we imagined and hoped; stress and trouble free. But the trouble with holding on tight to this, is that when […]

Keep moving.

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christian / encouragement / hope / Uncategorized

I think we’re meant to hold on to hope so that we keep living. To let go of hope means to let go of living. Moving. To let go of hope, I think, means to grab hold of something else, something that is the opposite of life offering. We don’t hold on to hope because theres always certainty in whatever it is we want to happen, happening, rather we hold on to hope BECAUSE things […]

I found Blueberries.

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inspirational

I think sometimes things get labeled wrongly.  I think labels can be misleading. I reckon that’s what we tend to do with life – you know – see something and we put them into categories, label them and slip them on the shelf where we think they fit – for better or worse. Where we think they fit. I think my question here is… What if we label things wrongly sometimes – for whatever reason? […]