Plan C is Just as Good (I Promise).

"If you don't do what God has told you to do, then He'll find someone else to do it - you'll have missed what He has for you". It's one of the first things that I remember being told as a new Christian. It was the week of one of the many summer camps that young…

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Lean In.

One of my favourite parts of the Christmas period this year, was a morning that I spent lazing on a friends' sofa, with a blanket and a cup of tea and my Bible, while the rest of the house still slept. It was that odd time between Christmas and New Year, when we were all floating…

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I Don’t Want to be a Wanderer.

I'll happily admit it - I am the epitome of the hipster, basic white girl on Instagram. I love running the I Am Project Instagram, and I also work a couple of freelance jobs as a social media assistant - I am known (read: mocked) among my friends as the Instagram queen. But with that social…

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How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth (or the way that we do it, anyway!)

I was sixteen when I first started going along to a Christian youth group, having never really been involved in Church, or had any kind of faith background at all. I'd started going along to a Sunday night youth group, and when they began a new Bible study in small groups, once I had been there…

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You Don’t Have to Protect Your Heart.

I am convinced that there is a tiredness that is growing in our nation and our world - a tiredness of life being only about what we have and what we need; about going to work so that we can pay the bills, and then paying the bills so that we can go out to work.…

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Let the Morning Bring Word of Your Unfailing Love, for I Have Put my Trust in You.

Every now and then, I land for a couple of days in the town that I grew up in. My parents are there, and all the families of the kids that I went to school with; while the kids of my generation have pretty much all grown up and moved away for university or jobs, it's…

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Jesus: Just as He Had Always Been.

Right at the beginning of Jesus' ministry, Jesus was baptised in the river by John the Baptist. We see this story at the very start of the Gospels: before he healed anyone, before he walked on water, before he fed the 5000, before he turned water into wine; before he turned over the tables in the…

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A Hot Chocolate Story.

As a youth worker, hot chocolate plays a massive role in my life. It's the go-to for a weeknight treat, and it's an easy people-pleaser. It's a bringer of comfort, and peace, and joy. There's something about hot chocolate that puts people at ease, and some of my favourite conversations have been had over a giant…

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I Am Not the Shepherd.

If you are the kind of person who reads blogs like mine, I hope that we do not need to speak too much about how we would like to make the world a better place. My heart breaks with the news this week of more tragedy around the world. But even in a small way, we…

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Be Still and Know: Hannah Seekings

“Be still and know I am God” Psalm 46:10   Recently I have been reflecting over this verse and what it means to me.   I find it hard to be still. At my home church on of the ladies used to call me Tigger because I was always bouncing around, bursting with energy. In my…

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