When one is going into a new phase of life... Crossing another bridge - maybe the slightly fearful bridge to old age and all it entails- then it could be time to take stock of where you stand in relation to your spirit, mind and body!
Difficult and diverse life circumstances build resilience and faith in Someone who is bigger than you, who cares for you, protects and provides even though you may not see it in the moment.
The signs of transition are all about us. Do we recognize them? Do we desire, plan, expect and prepare for them?
I was born in a country that has two great rivers for borders, the one was the Zambezi on which the Victoria Falls is situated and is a treacherous river with crocodiles and hippopotami. It is also one of the most beautiful rivers when the sun is setting, and the sounds of wildlife and birds… Continue reading WHEN YOU GO THROUGH THE RIVER OF DIFFICULTY, YOU WONT DROWN
Sometimes when we are going through a time of intense grief and struggle, trials and tribulations, God is using the same process that the protea requires. Perhaps there are a lot of old ideas and beliefs that hinder us and need to be burnt out. Perhaps our ‘shell’ is so hard it takes the extreme heat of the trials to trigger growth for us. Perhaps it is the timing - it is also unpredictable.