Practicing Gratitude… Is it Life-Changing?

Practicing Gratitude… Is it Life-Changing?

I promise you that this is a post about gratitude and how I practice it but first… … this particular story started back in 2015/6. I was still relatively new to blogging (who am I kidding, I’m still relatively new) and looking for some other Christian bloggers to...

Less Regina, More Miranda… But What About Jesus?

Less Regina, More Miranda… But What About Jesus?

At the start of this year, I decided to set myself a motto:

Less Regina, More Miranda

While I still adore Regina Mills, the Evil Queen who became the Good Queen, I have started to realise some of her flaws thanks to binging Seasons 2-4 of Once Upon A Time over the Christmas holidays. I’m in the middle of Season 4 at the moment and Regina’s biggest flaw is all too clear to me now. Everything should be all happy yet Regina is far from her happy ending. In fact, she’s become so obsessed with finding her happy ending that she is going to shape the rest of the season.

What the Bible Says About the Heart || Whole Self

What the Bible Says About the Heart || Whole Self

As is the case in culture today, the Bible (Old and New Testaments) uses the heart as a metaphor for two different things. Firstly, it is used to describe our emotions and how we relate to them. Secondly, the heart is talked about in relation to the things that we treasure and are invested in. Understanding these metaphors provides us with a stable foundation so that when our own emotions try to take control, we can instead give them over to God.