Dear One When I was pregnant with my daughter Brooke, God gave me this passage to pray over her life as she grew. Her name Brooke means 'delightful' and I have often whispered this word 'Hephzibah' (which means 'my delight) know ing that is what God says about her. It has also become a life [...]
Several years ago I had a revelation..'I needed to feel heard'. This means that when I speak and no-one takes notice I get louder. So my kids and hubby know that if I have something important to say they need to not just hear me, but make sure I feel heard.for clarity.... a silent response [...]
I don't often get asked where I got my name from. It is a fairly common name for women my age and at various times through school and college, I always had a handful of Jennifers or Jennys in my class or social circle. My parents actually were going to call me Karen and there [...]
Back in my 'pre-kids-working-full- time' life, I was working for a company that specialised in Corporate Psychology. My boss was a highly trained Psychologist who spent most days helping large company managers and leaders analyse and develop their leadership potential. One of the things I learnt to do in my role...
Today I listened to my daughter share a story about an encounter with a girl at school. As we talked it through I was grateful that as a 12 years old girl, she has a mum and dad who are a safe place for her. This was hopefully a once off encounter and experience but [...]
As I approach the end of Acts chapter 4, the disciple Peter (known as Simon in the gospel who Jesus renamed Peter) is continuing to astound me mostly because of the effect the Holy Spirit has had on him. I can't forget who Peter was before the Holy Spirit came. What was happening in the [...]