Author Archives: Beth

Are you afraid to ask?

I’ve come across Elisha’s encounter with the Shunammite woman (2 Kings 4:8-37) in the Bible before, but after a closer look three weeks ago, something from the story intrigued me. Elisha the prophet wanted to show his appreciation for a … Continue reading

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Do not worry about tomorrow

Today, as I came before God, pleading for Him to show me the way, beseeching that He show me the way to prosperity, I was confronted with the thought that He has not promised me prosperity, but He does promise … Continue reading

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Have I missed the lesson?

In my desperation to be rid of this anxiety, I sought out many counsellors and even a therapist. By the grace of God, they’ve all helped me to uncover a bit of myself that I’ve suppressed or was unaware of: … Continue reading

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His power made perfect in my weakness

For the second day in a row, I woke up with the tremors of anxiety in my body. The uncertainty of vocation loomed before me. As much as I tried to reassure myself that I have the skills to stay … Continue reading

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I was lost… and now am still lost

Just earlier, I googled “what to do when I feel lost”. I feel slightly embarrassed that I find myself in this state. I’m in my late 30s, have a reasonably well-paying job, and friend and family who love me for … Continue reading

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Reflections on Psalm 23:4

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” Psalms‬ ‭23:4‬ ‭ESV‬‬ I remember waking up, startled by a … Continue reading

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Reflections (2014)

I suppose I’ve reached an age where the mind simply retains memories of triumphs and gratification and forgets the negative experiences and setbacks. Still, truly, this is a year where I felt a rise in gratitude and joy. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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