Whispers of the Soul

Whispers of the Soul

Wordsmith: noun – a skilled user of words [a skilful writer]   I remember when I first heard this word. It was in high school, when I was in about Grade 9. My English teacher, Mr Smith, called me one. Not having heard the word before, I didn’t fully understand...
Darby – the Lost!

Darby – the Lost!

Newlands Forest is a storehouse of all things exquisite, invigorating and soul enhancing in creation. It’s a refuge and a sanctuary to more than just birds, trees, fynbos and bugs. It’s also a sanctuary for the human soul. Situated on the eastern slopes of Table...
FMF – To Be Found – By Him

FMF – To Be Found – By Him

So, it’s another Friday – and that means another Five Minute Friday! This week’s prompt is: Present.   As a believer, I have found it important to practice the presence of God in my life: to ensure, daily, that He is always included in...
Empowered – A Lament

Empowered – A Lament

As I prepare to embrace and step over the threshold into a new season – spiritually – I’m pondering what that season may look like. What would the work of my hands be that YHWH has prepared in advance for me to do? I don’t know yet, but adventure calls out...
One Word 365 – 2015 Wrap Up

One Word 365 – 2015 Wrap Up

I was introduced to the concept and community of One Word 365 by Claire de Boer. It was in December 2014 that she posted on her website what her one word for this year would be and encouraged her readers to share their word for the new year. I was intrigued. The idea...