The other day I wrote about intentionally living in the moment. Every day. I can, and do, live here and now because I know where I'm from, where my strength comes from, and where I'm going. I'm really enjoying the new Hillsong worship album: Open Heaven River Wild. I actually love pretty much everything any of… Continue reading My one thing
Today I drove through a red light. Seriously, not just, the light was amber and I made a call to sneak through. Nope, the light was red, I didn't even see it, I just kept driving. At an intersection I drive through daily! Man did I get a fright. I'm so grateful for God's protection… Continue reading Red lights
I'm just loving this song at the moment. Actually, the whole new Hillsong United album, Empires, is working pretty well for me. These lyrics, such a truth!
Note: to me, and to you. Smile!
Happy Easter everyone.
This quote speaks for itself but can I just say, if you're looking for a great devotional resource, visit She Reads Truth, which is where I found these words. These study plans are written by a variety of authors - they are so genuine and heartfelt. I have the free app on my phone and… Continue reading My hope
"Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be… Continue reading Watering your dreams
Music moves me. No question. There are lyrics, songs, albums and artists that define periods of my life. I have no doubt that Hillsong Young & Free is going to be the music I look back and identify with this early part of 2015. My entire adult life has been about trying to control everything. And worrying what… Continue reading Sinking Deep: Hillsong Y&F
I stumbled on this quote during my Pinterest wanderings this week and it kind of freaked me out as it, almost word-for-word, says exactly what I'm working on in a draft post at the moment! I guess somebody out there is thinking the same way that I am. So here's a sneak into a post… Continue reading Sharing
I love Lady Antebellum - driving, baking, house-working - their music just seems to work for me when I don't know what else I feel like listening to. The lyrics of the song "Can't Stand the Rain" really jumped out at me this weekend when I had a particular friend on my mind. She's a very… Continue reading Scripted Sunday: Can’t Stand The Rain
This is the first Christmas post, it will not be the last. Something to get us thinking...
I have to admit, I'm a bit of a Christina Aguilera fan. She has some terrifically strong lyrics in her songs - not to mention she's one heck of a singer! I remember hearing this song 'The Voice Within' well before I was a mum, and always thinking 'this will be a great song for… Continue reading Scripted Sunday: The Voice Within
I do love Audrey Hepburn 🙂 Happy Sunday everyone...
This is my daughter's favourite song. Which I love for her - awesome lyrics. Not that I've created it, I'm going to print this and put it up on her noticeboard...
As a baby, my mum used to put me on the potty to read books. I guess that's a form of toilet training?! I have always gained a lot of enjoyment out of it (reading, not the potty, just to be clear). Now, as part of my 'live a life I'm truly happy with' I'm making more… Continue reading Books books books! (a roundup)
This morning in church it was so wonderful to be led in worship by the kids worship band. Their young voices (none of them yet at high school) were equally talented and genuine. I have no doubt there are future worship leaders in that group. So great to see friends of our own children up… Continue reading Scripted Sunday: This I Believe
This morning I added a new page to abbie'sbabble. Quotes - see it up there ↑ in the menu bar? Well if not, you can get to it here. This new page is a collection of the images I have created with words, lyrics, quotes, sayings that I find inspiring. I think words are incredibly powerful… Continue reading A new page of Babble: Quotes
This is one of my all-time favourite quotes. I've done this today for my daughter who is having challenges at school with a bully. It's hurting her self-esteem in a big way so we're really trying to affirm at home that each one of our children is special, wonderful and amazing in their own way. And as the… Continue reading Scripted Sunday: Youer than you
No commentary today, this relates so closely to the sentiment of last week's Scripted Sunday which you can read here. Image background: Aitor Agirregabiria cc
I'm a firm believer that good can, and will, come from bad. It's quite possibly that mindset, along with my faith, that has prevented me from becoming a blithering mess several times this year. I think it's also why this quote from Rick Warren screamed to me when I saw it on Pinterest. I think it's fair… Continue reading Scripted Sunday: Healing in my wounds
I firmly believe this. I refuse to delay 'living' any longer. NOW is the time to create happiness, to create memories, to be joyful and thankful. NOW is the time to live. I have more posts coming on this, including why I quit my job this week... By the way, if you haven't checked out… Continue reading Now is the time