This year I will be celebrating my 9 years since giving my life to Jesus. Nine. years. I'm not quite sure where the time has gone, but I can tell you that it has gone by very quickly. I used to look at people that were saved for a decade and longer and wonder what it would be like to have known Jesus and all His goodness for that long. Now that I'm almost there, there is so much I wish I had known earlier. Towards the end of last year, I was reading a book called Killing Kryptonite by …
The other day, I was so frustrated with Darren. I just needed a little help around the house and all he would say was no. No to helping with the dishes, no to making Ezra a sandwich, no to anything I asked! I understand that he was tired, but it was so frustrating, I just needed a hand and whatever he said no to doing, ultimately fell into my lap. I swallowed my tongue and held back what I really wanted to say and did what had to be done. The next day, I was still irritated by his lack of …
I remember it so well. I was really excited to have been selected to be in the school choir. I must have been in grade 3, and I had always thought I could sing but being selected for the team was the affirmation I had been too afraid to ask anyone for. At practice, we sang “tip toe through the tulips” and “New York, New York”. Even though it was still early days, I felt a deep sense of happiness and belonging in that team. Our teacher told us about a competition that would be happening over the weekend, and encouraged …

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Honestly, I hate social media over December. To me, it seems like everyone posts about their amazing and perfect lives and holidays when my own life is so far from perfect, it’s so annoying. ⁣
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These pictures, while they do look pretty, the story behind them is not so much.. 😂 It took 5/6 tries before I, firstly, figured out how to use the timer on my new phone, and secondly, got a good picture, where Ezra is actually looking at the camera. Let’s not forget the struggle of looking for the illusive, “good light”. ⁣
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Tbh, these passed few weeks/months have been quite stressful for me, and so few people seem to understand just how difficult it is to push when your running on the tank that comes after the reserve tank.⁣
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With Darren having quite a health scare a few weeks ago, I found myself asking some really hard questions, and honestly I don’t have many good answers for myself right now. ⁣
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While I journey back to the place I know I should be, I felt that I should share this raw, vulnerable and sore “season” on this platform. ⁣
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While most of my posts try to steer more towards the inspirational side of my life and relationship with God, I think it is only fair to share this side too. ⁣
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The hard side. The part where you’re on your knees on the ground in the dark feeling around for the Hands and Feet of The Father. ⁣
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It’s not easy, it’s HARD. It’s exhausting. It may even feel like it’s easier to give up right now, but one thing I know for sure is that the pursuit is worth it. ⁣
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Our Daddy is waiting, arms wide open to comfort you, and show you that He has always been with you.
Just when I thought I couldn’t get any prouder, today came along and my heart was bursting with pride and excitement for, and because of you. ⁣
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I had to hold back the tears when I saw you up on that stage Lover. You have the ability to connect with your audience and touch the hearts of people, and that was evident with all the people that came to you after your talk with such positive feedback. ⁣
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I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again; I’ve always known that you are a world class speaker, and now the world knows it too. ⁣
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While I was watching you up there, a fresh appreciation for the teachers that have impacted your life sprouted in me. Where would we be today, had it not been for them? I am so grateful. ⁣
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Teachers really do change lives.
Oh my Sweet Face.. I’ve learnt so much from you since you came into the world. ⁣
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Things like.. ⁣
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A toddler can moan and cry for almost 2 hours when they’re tired if they want to. ⁣
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My back is actually quite weak 😂 ⁣
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A neat and tidy house overrated when you have a child that’s having the time of his life playing with messy stuff.⁣
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Daddy worries about you falling. A LOT. ⁣
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I thought that I couldn’t love you more than I did the day you were born. I was wrong, I love you more with everyday that passes by ❤️⁣
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Ever wonder how you can make a difference all on your own? ⁣
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I’ve wonder about this often. How could I, 1 person make a difference or impact in a significant way? Lately, I’ve been drawn to, and really inspired by the story of Samson. ⁣
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He experienced so many victories during his lifetime without an army behind him, but he wasn’t alone. The Bible tells says “the Spirit if God came strongly upon him” at the times that Samson was in a fight. (Judges 14: 16) ⁣
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Even though he was alone physically, God was with him Spiritually and he was able to make a difference on his own, without the help of man, but with the help of God. ⁣
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At the end of his life, even though Samson was blind, and had lost his strength and glory; God uses him just one more time. And again, 1 man was able to kill all of the leaders, and all of the most influential Philistine people that were in the temple during that celebration, leaving the Philistines without any leaders, or anyone significant that would be able to lead them well again, this paralyzing the nation that held the Israelites hostage. (Judges 16: 30) ⁣
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So here it is: you matter. You are significant and you can make a difference with God on your side. Your age, gender ans social standing don’t matter. God can and will use you in a mighty way. ⁣
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Be encouraged! ⁣
Wow! What a beautiful time with the women of W.O.W this morning. Thank you for having me!

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