Faith

A thankful New Year

As this year comes to an end, many of us are starting to get ready to welcome in a New Year. This often involves reviewing the previous year and setting goals for the year ahead. ‘New year, new me’ is a phrase people like to use to signify a fresh start… a new chapter. Everyone […]

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Faith

Real Positive

Be positive! I’m sure you’ve heard someone say this to you at some point in your life. Whether you’re about to take an exam and you’re not convinced that it’s going to go so well, or you’ve just found out that you’ve been rejected from that job you were hoping to get. You may be […]

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Faith, Travel

Go for it!

‘Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did’. H. Jackson Brown Jr. Stepping out into the unknown and doing something new can be daunting. Whether it’s moving to a new place, starting a business or applying for a job, […]

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Faith

Good God

Good. Not great; not amazing. Just good. We use the word ‘good’ to describe so many different things- food, how we’re feeling, tv programmes, schools… It’s a word we slip into our casual conversations every day and so when the Bible describes God as good, it’s easy to forget all that this really means. God […]

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Faith

Top Christian Music Artists

  If you’re anything like me, finding new Christian music can sometimes be a bit of a struggle. Songs which communicate a positive message whilst remaining ‘easy on the ear’ are not always easy to find! As such, I have compiled a list of a few of the Christian artists I am currently listening to […]

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Faith

Thank God it’s Friday

And Monday and Tuesday and …   I wish it was Friday. I can’t wait for the weekend. This week is dragging. How often do you have thoughts like these during the week? The promise of exciting things ahead- holidays, family celebrations, music concerts- can really help in propelling us through a difficult week, month […]

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Faith, Friends & Family

Inner Beauty

‘People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at a person’s thoughts and intentions’. We spend hours each week maintaining our outward appearance – our clothes, our hair, our skin – such things take up a large proportion of our daily thoughts. When we look in the mirror and see something ‘wrong’ with ourselves– […]

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Faith, Work & Study

Rushing Around

The great omission in … life is solitude; not loneliness, for this is an alienation that thrives most in the midst of crowds, but that zone of time and space free from outside pressure which is the incubator of the spirit. — Marya Mannes As a student, I often find myself rushing from one thing […]

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Faith

What is your Anchor?

As we come to the end of the year and reflect on all that has passed, we tend to realise just how much we have to be thankful for- new friendships, exam successes, good health and the list goes on. For me, this has been quite an eventful year and I’m proud to have reached […]

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