Popsugar 2017 Reading Challenge

A book recommended by a librarian:The Phantom Tollbooth (Norton Juster) This was given to me ages ago by a mate who lives in America. It took me way too long to read it, however it was right up my alley. English jokes, puns and a huge dog. A book that's been on your TBR list... Continue Reading →

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What I Learned From Reading The Entire Bible

I was challenged to read the entire Bible last year. It sort of got away from me, and I was disappointed at the end of the year that I hadn't managed to keep my mind focused enough. However, this year from the first Monday to today [because I'll be busy tomorrow and I didn't want... Continue Reading →

Comfortable

It's been about three days since I got back from a Christian training camp in Canberra, and I haven't written about it. Partially I think that lies in not knowing what to say, despite the usual burning desire to get something reflective out of it. Partially it might be in being afraid to say it.... Continue Reading →

My First Year At Uni

Today we come to the end of my first year at uni. I have finished two semesters of work, and 8 subjects. I made roughly fourteen new friends. Maybe 15, if I'm pushing it. I handed in around 20 assignments. My hair was four different colours. I have spent my entire time at uni so... Continue Reading →

The Cat On The Moon

   There's this cartoon I watched when I was a kid about a cat who hated people. He hates the noise and the way he's tramped on and treated by kids, he hates the constant hustle and bustle and movement. He just wants to escape.  Sometimes, I feel like this.  It's not that I hate... Continue Reading →

Going Postal

THE VOTE ON GAY MARRIAGE The postal vote on gay marriage has turned Australia into something uncomfortably absurd.  Over recent months, we have not demonstrated ourselves to be a country that is young and free, welcoming and jovial. On an early morning talk show yesterday, two guests were presented with the chaos currently surrounding the... Continue Reading →

Adulting

Today, I was almost reduced to tears [it really doesn't take much. My record is a dog food commercial] because I tried to be an adult and it didn't work.  There was a lost dog wandering around our compound which followed me home while I was walking my neighbour's dog, so I decided to do... Continue Reading →

Trusting God

Everyone has stories of times when they trusted someone and were let down. A few spring to mind for me, from someone literally just letting me fall during a trust exercise, or twice in my life when boys have pulled the chairs out from underneath me as I was about to sit down. However, one... Continue Reading →

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