God’s timing is perfect and His plan is good.

I am terrified of spiders. Imagine my horror when sitting in church with my Dad, I saw a big — and I’m not exaggerating — hairy, eight-legged monster crawling down my coat. I was eight-years-old at the time. I froze. And in a whisper to my Dad, I cried out: “Dad, Dad, there’s a spider on me.” No response. My father didn’t even flinch. He just continued to sit still, with his eyes closed. Again, in an urgent plea, I begged for help. My Dad knew my fear of spiders. Nothing. Next, I appealed to God, my heavenly Father. I prayed as hard as IRead More →

Staying Focused in Prayer: Step 3 - Letting God Speak Through the Distraction

We moved to the States a number of years ago. Although I haven’t picked up an American accent, and I still sound very British, I’ve noticed my vocabulary has changed. I say “sidewalk” instead of “path,” “elevator” instead of “lift,” and use “cool” as an explanation instead of “brilliant.” My expectations have changed too. Things I like and have become used to in America, I now demand when I go elsewhere. So, I may come across more American. “Er, we booked a king-sized bed,” I exclaimed to the staff on reception after discovering a queen-sized bed in our London hotel. “Madame, a US king isRead More →