If you have followed my blog for a while, you’ll notice that it has undergone a little facelift over the past couple of weeks, including the adoption of a new name. Allow me to explain. I began my personal blog back in 2014 as a means of mass communication with friends and family while I […]Read More New Name, Same Story
I was sat comfortably, as it happened, in my economy seat onboard the British Airways aircraft that would take me back to Germany after a fortnight of reunions and precious time with family in Aberdeen over the Christmas period. The flight roster was quiet, gifting me an entire row of seats to myself. The safety […]Read More Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Just a day after I published Um, Where’s my Miracle? (Part 2): The Overflow I was invited to interview for a job as a cleaner of a local Kindergarten and I began that job less than a week later. It is the perfect wee money-earner for my current circumstances: it doesn’t require a high-level of the German […]Read More Facing the Flame
With my 31st birthday just a few weeks away, I have been reflecting on another year of God’s grace and faithfulness. What an incredible year it has been! However, more than that, I have come to recognise just how many needless concerns or insecurities I was burdened with throughout my twenties. So much worry and […]Read More Dear Twenty-Something Me…
Last week (on Sunday) I posted Um, Where’s my Miracle? and the response has been quite overwhelming. This is what happened next… On Monday afternoon, I received an email from former missionaries offering wisdom and guidance, having faced similar challenges themselves. I’m so grateful that God’s provision is not just financial; finance is only a means to […]Read More Um, Where’s my Miracle? (Part 2): The Overflow
I began this week with 1p in my bank account. I knew this day would come eventually, having had no regular income since I quit my job in Scotland in March. But, I was also confident that God is a God who provides, therefore I had no reason to worry when it did arrive. However, […]Read More Um, Where’s my Miracle?
I’ve been exhausted the past couple of weeks so last night I intentionally went to bed early. Ninety minutes later, however, I was still awake, having lain in bed thinking up a wide range of social scenarios and rehearsing German dialogue, should I ever find myself in such circumstances. But this delay in falling asleep […]Read More Choose Your Hard
Yesterday marked two months since I moved to Germany. For the most part, it has been a relatively smooth transition and God continues to be faithful every step of the way. But this weekend I feel like I’ve hit a wall. I suspect hormones and tiredness have something to do with it, but that does […]Read More Today I Cried in Public
It has been a funny ol’ week. Nothing has gone to plan… ahem, my plan. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I began my new job this week. Well, at least I expected to. What appeared to be an incredibly promising job opportunity teaching English to children was not quite all it […]Read More A Series of Unfortunate Events