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Watering our Dreams

Do you feel like God is helping your dreams come to life or do you feel more like maybe he has forgotten all about you and the words he said to you long ago?

 

It’s hard when we have dreams that we feel like God has placed deep within our hearts but they have not come to fruition yet. I know I have been feeling a bit like that lately and I want to share with you a little something that God showed me.

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Colour Conference 2019: Pressing On

Last week I went to the Hillsong Colour Conference with a group of twenty amazing women from my church. It was held at the Sydney Convention Centre in Darling Harbour with 8000 other Christian women from around Australia, who were passionate and thirsty for God.

 

Over the three days, we listened to several different speakers and it’s taken me a while to be able to sift through the ocean of encouraging and inspiring words and work out what I wanted to share with you about the Conference today.

 

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Musings about Mary and Motherhood

This Wednesday night my family had a really special opportunity to join a church for their “Stroll through Bethlehem” outreach event by posing as Mary and Joseph with our seven week old baby girl wrapped up as baby Jesus. The whole experience came to life for me in a surprising way that has helped me realise how much we, as mums, can relate to Mary and be thankful for what God has done for us.

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Who does God say you are? Loved, forgiven, significant, valued, cherished, heard, beautiful

Who does God say you are?

“You’re an IDIOT !”

The words hit deep and hard in the heart of my precious seven-year old.

 

I saw his pain and recognised it for what it was. This was one of those important moments in parenting. The kind you don’t want to stuff up. A pivotal learning opportunity… and I prayed I’d have the right words to say.

 

The words that bubbled out of my mouth ended up surprising even me! It was certainly a teachable moment … but what I wasn’t expecting was that the lesson was intended for me, and YOU too !

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