mental health

Mind games

Mind games 2560 1707 Hope City Church

Last week, as I was walking on the beach, I decided to stop and grab a coffee at the cafe. As I was about to place my order, the lady smiled at me and asked, “Do you want your usual? You are the lady that surfs and orders a coffee…

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Unwanted visitors

Unwanted visitors 2560 1700 Hope City Church

Recently the government has advised us not to have visitors to our homes during the coronavirus pandemic and I’m adhering to their guidelines as much as I’d love to see my family and friends. However I have had a couple of unwanted visitors! Two unwelcome ‘friends’ have crept back into my life.…

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The battle and beauty of sleep

The battle and beauty of sleep 1707 2560 Hope City Church

Psalm 3:3-5⁠ But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. I call out to the Lord, and he answers me from his holy mountain. I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me.⁠ ⁠ I do love…

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And I’m feeling good

And I’m feeling good 2560 1707 Hope City Church

I listen to the song ‘ Feeling Good’ by Nina Simone most mornings, usually as I’m getting ready. And as I sing along (very badly I must admit) the lyrics; ‘It’s a new day, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new life for me and I’m feeling good’, encourage, inspire and motivate…

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