yay Gungor are coming to Parachute!  tempts me very much to go.  i have about 5 of their albums and one of their songs i have earmarked as my funeral song.  yes seriously… not too morbid????  they’re amazing musically and will be awesome!





i’ve just discovered this wonderful New Zealand Christian Mums blog – Neely, one of the wonderful contributors there approached me to be a contributor!  how exciting!  the blog is FOR kiwi Christian Mums BY kiwi Christian Mums – having a heart for our kids and a heart for being daughters of the King of Kings!





a few weeks ago i won a copy of the Leading and Loving It Book by Brandi Wilson and Lori Wilhite – and it arrived on friday!  real mail!   Check it out on amazon HERE : Leading and Loving It Book  i carved out some time yesterday snuggled up with my crook girl and began reading.  and oh it is good for the soul.  i love hearing their “voices” come through this book like a faithful friend over coffee, sharing their wisdom and grace with us. page by page my highlighter is marking portions that are touching my heart and making me nod.   i’m inspired, challenged, encouraged, impressed – and i’ve only read chapter one!  if you’re a woman in ministry this book is just what you need. 

In LEADING AND LOVING IT, Lori Wilhite and Brandi Wilson offer a support system to help women make connections to get the encouragement that sustains them and become equipped for the ministry God has called them to pursue. They give readers tools for understanding that external pressures and expectations are only important if they fall in line with what God intends for your life and ministry and they give answers for how to deal with criticism, isolation, finding your personal calling, and what happens when you reach a place of burn-out, and more. amazon

thanks Leading and Loving It team! 

Also excited as in just a few hours we have our first ConnectLIVE group hangout!



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for all you fb peeps – you can now find me on ONE PASSION ONE DEVOTION FB





i love the Word of God.  i love that we can read it and that God speaks in it and through it – personal things to us.  Personal guidance, personal revelation, personal grace, personal love, personal challenges.  i loveYOUVERSION – an internet based bible reading plan and devotional reading plan resource.  it has truckloads of versions and plans.  you can read it online or on your iphone.  you can click a box and mark your progress.  i love reading plans because it creates habit and regularity and thus opportunity for God to speak.   i’ve just finished one year of the M’Cheyne One Year Reading Plan in NKJV and now reading it again in ESV.



i love youtube… just sent our lovely school office ladies and my daughters teacher an instructional clip on how to use an Ananpen in case of allergic emergency.  i always find it easier to watch someone do something than to just read the instructional brochure!


and as always.  i love Jesus with all i am and all my heart and all my soul and all my days. For His glory and the building of His kingdom and the rescue of the lost.

so what are you totally loving this week?

… check out what other peeps are loving whatever day of the week it is over at MNM’s BLOG

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