The Catalyst for Answered Prayer

I returned from New York City in December 2014, just days before Christmas, having completed a four-month internship programme with Metro World Child.  I arrived back in my home city with little idea of what would happen next; having felt that the season I was in was not yet over. Having been asked to be […]

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Adventure Awaits: The Waiting Game

I remember the night well. I was sat in Deeside Christian Fellowship Church in Aberdeen, Scotland – It was 2006 and I was part of the Senior Youth Fellowship (SYF) group, sitting at the back-right of the dimly lit hall. One light shone brightly, illuminating the gentleman speaking at the front.  He shared his experiences […]

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

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 […]

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His Plan or Mine?

I was challenged by the book of Jonah this week as I read of his response and subsequent actions following God’s call on his life. You may know the story already – Jonah is called by God to go to Nineveh and declare God’s judgment on the people for their sin, however Jonah chose instead […]

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No Longer a {Control} Freak

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – I’m a control-freak.  Well, at least I used to be. My sanity revolved around carefully constructed plans, determined to the smallest detail, with every possible outcome weighed and accounted for.  And if not?  Fear reigned. Because of this, I used to think that being so […]

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