the good girl and the game changer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IpwRKuw59M I’m sitting down for Bible study prep on Wednesday for the upcoming Tuesday afternoon (score on the organisational front!) and start reading Luke one’s account of Gabriel dropping this bomb shell of Jesus on 13 year old Mary. It adds a level of scariness, culture differences of marriage aside, to think of the girls … Continue reading the good girl and the game changer

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it’s okay to struggle

One of the best feelings in life is the lift in your chest when you finally tell someone. It’s like taking off a heavy backpack, or climbing out of the pool and re-orientating with gravity, or finally twisting open a new jar lid. The pressure lifts. Freedom bubbles up. Every muscle relaxes. I’m naturally a … Continue reading it’s okay to struggle

My first ever selfie

This photo has been on my mind a lot lately. It was stashed in a square black box where I kept other photos I’d collected over the years, mostly ones that I had printed with an old disposable film camera. Yeah. A disposable film camera. I’ve actually kept a film camera in the hopes that … Continue reading My first ever selfie

the messy

I’m coming to the realisation that life is messy sometimes. A lot, probably more than we let on or admit. At the moment I have friends going through hard times and it makes me sad. Friends who aren’t happy, friends who have tough relationships, friends who have a lot on their workload. People who get … Continue reading the messy

I don’t rest

It was a sudden realization. An ahhuhhh moment. To quote the Despicable, liiiight buuulb. I don’t rest. Oh. Hm. Interesting. I don't, do I? In my excitement of this discovery, I elatedly interrupted my siblings and parents playing their games of Minecraft or reading books or whatever they were restfully doing (ironic) and informed them … Continue reading I don’t rest