Wednesday, 30 August 2017

A Tag and Blessings!

Well I was wondering what I should post next so this tag came just at the right time! Thanks so much Shalom! :)
Here we go:
What is your favorite kind of hot drink? 
My favorite hot drink definitely is cinnamon and orange, with a coffee substitute, made only by my sister!  
Who do you admire most? 
My family, including my grandparents. Also my riding teacher is a great inspiration to me. 
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
Well I'd like to see more of Australia, but it would be fun to go visit you all wherever you are. I also like the idea of going on a mission trip to a poor country. 
Would you be a lion or a bear? 
I think I would be a lazy sun bear! 
If you could only say one more sentence, what would you say? 
God is strong, keep holding onto hope, don't give up. Can I string that altogether? 
What is your favorite time of the year?
Often I'm excited by the next season just around the corner. So now in late winter I'm so looking forward to spring! 

My Questions are:

  1. What is your impression of Australia
  2. How did you start blogging?
  3. What is your favorite animal and why?
  4. How has God blessed you this past week?
  5. What is you favorite recreation?
  6. Do you have a story you can share?
  7. What is your passion?
  8. What is your favorite Bible story or verse?
  9. What brings you inspiration?
  10. Can/do you draw?

I tag: Riding on water, Just Jessica, Chicken Scraps, Barnraised, Little Rancher, and you. 


This last week has been filled with some amazing proof that God loves me. I wanted to share with you a couple of little stories. 

I was really excited about my horse riding lesson because I had to miss a last week's. I'd been dreaming about it for days, hoping my favorite horse would be back(there was a possibility she would never come back) and I could ride her again. Also the last few lessons have been great but really hard concentrating work and I was really tired this week. So I was saying to Mum on the way how I hoped we could just ride together out in the paddock and have a more relaxing easy lesson. Guess what happened? I get there, spy my favorite horse, my teacher asks me who I want to ride and says she was planning on riding with me out around the paddock! 
God says 'before they call, I will answer' (Isaiah 65:24), "he shall give thee the desires of thine heart" (Psalm 37:4). 

Last week God answered one of my prayers, I was so encouraged! And then earlier this week I got scared, I didn't realize what I'd asked for now I had it. I was overwhelmed and completely daunted. How could I do this thing? My mind went wild with what all the consequences could be, there where so many. Finally after I let the weight sag my shoulders I realized how crazy this all was. 
I gave the matter to God and slept. When the day came I just kept praying and it turned out to be so much fun and the greatest blessing. God took my fear and replaced it with strength. 

Now you Amazing Persons, if your week has been hard, don't worry. God doesn't have favourites so blessing are on the way. Also I'll be praying for you. 

Thursday, 10 August 2017

A Song

For something different I thought I would share a song with you. It really means a lot to me! Recently my Sister and I were chatting in bed and she told me about this song she found and proceeded to play it to me. I wanted to hear it again and again so it has become our staple.

I can't say it would be my choice singer or whatever but just listen to the words.

It inspires me so much to trust God more, especially as lately I've thought a lot about the future and my dreams.

Let me fail a thousand times if that is what I need  Such a courageous statement. I really hate the feeling of failure it is horrible. But if it is what I need.
Let me lose these dreams of mine if I need to taste defeat Wow! It gets harder: it is one thing to fail but amidst my failures I have always clung to my dreams. Defeat. A lost battle.
You walk me through the fire until I see your heart's desire  God is right beside us feeling the pain. He is waiting to reveal His desire. You carry me
And through these dark and raging seas,
Your grace has not abandoned me
And for these  storms I thank my God
For they drove me to the solid Rock
Looking back at a few storms I've been through this is so true and comforting. It is hard to see but storms are God's special gifts.
From the shipwreck of my life you build a truer heart
In my brokenness You shine, my loss is where You start
To form in me your will until my love is a reflection of 
Your love for me
Our weakness is not a burden to Jesus, that is where He starts. He forms us to his will in perfect love.
You pursue those you love
And so we have no need to fear
For these storms will draw us near
To You
No need to fear! To me that is true freedom. Let it all fade and fall behind to draw nearer to You.

What did you think of that song? Have you ever been through times of thinking about the future a lot? Have you been able to look back at storms and see some of their meaning?