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Quinoa Salad

I have struck gold....quinoa gold! This fresh, tasty, satisfying quinoa salad is my new favourite lunch. It teams up perfectly with fish or chicken and is so easy to make.  I prepared a large bowl

Make a Difference, Encourage Others

Guest post from Madeleine (blogger at MyLamp).  Want to make a difference? Encourage someone! Every year before Christmas, my hometown organizes a run through the city. The streets are beautifully decorated at that time of

Breastplate of Righteousness In Place

“Stand firm then...with the breastplate of righteousness in place,”~ Ephesians‬ ‭6:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬ It's important to note that this is talking about the righteousness of Jesus, not 'self' righteousness. To be righteous is to do what

Gird Your Waist With Truth

“Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth...” ~ Ephesians‬ ‭6:14‬ ‭NKJV Gird means to encircle and to secure. Encircle yourself WITH the truth, secure yourself IN the truth. When I was studying this passage

Put On The FULL Armour

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil...

You Were Born For This

Queen Esther was asked to do something so difficult she didn't think she could do it, doing this difficult task in order to help bring deliverance to her people. I'm guessing (because I'm putting myself

Why I Journal…

I have stacks of journals in my drawers.  Mostly just regular spiral bound notebooks or Typo fancy ones...depending on what's on hand or what I've been given as gifts (I loooove stationary gifts FYI). I

Janelle Keith’s Story

I was contacted by Janelle at the start of this year, she had a story of breakthrough and freedom that she wanted to share with us.  Janelle has a blog, she writes about her Christian

We Are A Part Of Something So Much Bigger Than Ourselves

2015…For my husband and I it was a year of stretching…and I’m really not a fan of the stretching part. We learnt so much, we were stretched in ways that we didn’t think were even

Green Beans and Brussels Sprouts

I love shredded Brussels spouts! If you've only had steamed Brussels sprouts then boy are you missing out...I mostly just have them shredded (easy to do using the slicing blade on the mandolin slicer or