Crave: 1. To feel a powerful desire for something. 2. To need urgently. 3. To beg earnestly for. Empowered: 1. To have the power or authority to do something. 2. To be enabled. “Blessed (fortunate, happy and spiritually prosperous) are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (right standing with God) for they will be filled … More Empowered

Stand by your man

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Stand: 1. To assume or maintain an upright position on your feet. 2. To endure or to bear. 3. To remain stable and intact. 4. To stop. 5. To abide. 6. To remain loyal to, or aid and support another. “A virtuous and worthy wife [earnest and strong in character]…

Made to Crave (God)

Lack: 1. Deficiency. 2. Absence. 3. The state of being without or not having enough of something. The rich young man approached Jesus because although he was following all the rules he still felt as though something was missing from his pursuit of God. He asked Jesus: “I have observed all these things; what do I still lack?” … More Made to Crave (God)

Out of the overflow of my heart my mouth will speak: my one word for 2014

Speak: 1. To say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling. 2. To utter words or articulate sounds. 3. To talk. January 1st usually goes something like this: I choose one (or two or ten) problematic behaviours that have plagued my life (usually “eat less, exercise more”) and then I vow … More Out of the overflow of my heart my mouth will speak: my one word for 2014

Trust me, I’m your nurse

Nursing: 1. The profession or practice of providing care for the sick and infirm. 2. The protection, promotion, and optimisation of health, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. “A Samaritan travelling along the road … More Trust me, I’m your nurse

Faster, higher, stronger

Strength: 1. The state or quality of being strong. Strong: 1. Having a force of character, will, morality or intelligence. 2. Having a force of conviction or uncompromising feelings. 3. Having the capacity to withstand force. 4. Solid, tough, firm. 5. Not feeble, faint, fearful or faithless. 6. Not easily defeated or captured. 7. Having … More Faster, higher, stronger

Putting Christ back into my Christmas

Advent: 1. The coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important. 2. The liturgical period preceding Christmas, beginning on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, observed by Christians as a season of preparing for the arrival of Jesus. 3. The season of waiting. “Restore to me the joy of Your salvation…” (Psalm 51:12) Recently I realised something I’m … More Putting Christ back into my Christmas

I am not perfect

Perfect: 1. Having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics. 2. Being as good as it is possible to be. “And He said to me, My grace (My favor and loving-kindness and mercy) is enough for you. For My strength and power are made perfect (fulfilled and completed) and show themselves most effective in … More I am not perfect