"The Wings of safety yet adventure spread over the abyss, ready to catch, ready to soar to unknown height." Alex brings a poem for all those under the shadow of fear.
"Every time I play my mental comparison games, I come up short..." Natasha shares an intimate testimony about pursuing God's perspective on our own value, worth, and appearance.
'...to lie awake at night alone at night, feeling like you're not doing this whole "life" thing right...' Awordsmith shares a spoken word exploring life, faith, and God's goodness in the midst of struggle.
Read Sara Price's latest creative piece. "A modern day Christian woman wears a lot of different faces. She’s every ethnicity with wavy, straight, curly, kinky, or coloured hair..."
Poetry submitted anonymously. When unwanted news shatters our calm and future, we can let ourselves drown in our thoughts and emotions or we can part the darkness and look towards the light.
"What changed? I surrendered. Not in a drag my feet way, but in a nail that thought to the cross / lay myself at Jesus’s feet, way." Jenni Lien shares a story of healing and transformation, trusting God to lead her from distress into wholeness and real relationship.
A new experience of a very familiar prayer. Meditate on Matthew 6:9-13 in a brand new way, courtesy of Peter Hughes. "...Our Father in heaven, Reveal who you are."
A thought provoking and beautiful devotion full of authenticity. We fully recommend giving this submission a read. Thank you to @just_a_wordsmith for his words and submission.
A prayer by Sarah Butterfield. One for all the creatives out there. This one touched us and convicted us as we read it. We pray it blesses and encourages all those who read it as it did us.
This testimonial piece, submitted anonymously, is a powerful response to the wrongful perception that those with Mental Health Issues lack faith. Go give it a read.
Have you ever been tempted to compare yourself to people in a different stage of life? Then maybe you will want to give this thoughtful testimony by Georgia Barrow a read.
"He told the angels, 'Make sure they know that I see them. Tell them, they’re not rejected... Not alone." This piece re-imagines the events of Luke 2:8-20 as a letter written by one of the Shepherds.
Rebecca has written a short story from the Inn-keeper's perspective, on the night Jesus was born. An interesting read that puts a new light on a long-held "villain" of the nativity story.
This beautiful spoken word by Gemma brings us through the Bible and reflects on God's plan for reconciliation with Mankind; a the promise that we celebrate at Christmas.
"Joy gets harder to muster under days trimmed with evergreen..." Abigail's poem about the build up to Christmas is a fresh invitation into God's peace and rest.
"He didn't come to do all things for us, but to do all things WITH us." A powerful Christmas spoken word by Zoe that explores the impact of Jesus' birth on our lives.
Drawing on the current political climate and the excitement of Christmas, this Spoken Word draws us back to the centre of it all: the birth of a baby, sent to be the saviour of the world.
A beautiful poem exploring the theme of comparison. This swift poem explores the theme that taking our eyes off God and onto other people, steals our joy.
In a social media picture perfect world, it can be easy to compare ourselves to others. In this honest piece Tracey Cross explores how comparison can goad us if we let it.
A vulnerable and honest testimony from Sara for our theme of comparison. Sara explores how comparison has impacted her life as a single woman without children.
Zoe's short story presents an exchange between God and one of His children, in a daydream, and a new revelation: the need to clear old achievements to make space for new success.
A testimony full of insight. Marilyn shares with you what she has learnt about comparison and the benefits she received from taking a break from social media.
This short but dynamic piece by Anita offers different portions of scripture to help you face uncertainty, challenge, and worry, with confidence.
Phil Walker returns with a devotion brimming with insights and advice to help us face comparison head-on and find a new way through jealousy.
Our pastor, Jonny Brennan, has shared with us part of his story about comparison. Read Jonny's powerful testimony about learning your true purpose.
A short story exploring a personal encounter of inner healing. This piece reminds us that God, the attentive gardener is perfectly equipped to face our challenges.
Our co-founder, Zoe Abernethy, wants to remind you of the importance of encouragement for unlocking the potential within a person. Certainly worth reading.
Need some encouragement today? Cathy Buntin has got you covered in this thoughtful devotion. Drawing on God's words to Joshua, Cathy explores the theme of courage.
A poem by Jami D Johns. Let her take you on a journey through the other side of fear, to a place of true courage and intimacy. This beautiful poem is worth a read.
Phil shares a moving testimony about breaking through low confidence and family crises, to give God His rightful praise and embrace the comfort of His grace and power.