Who else struggles to find joy in trials?

Guest post by Monica Hoffman Consider it pure joy…. You’ve got to be kidding. I bet you know where I am going. “Consider it pure joy when you face trials of many kinds” Seriously? Can that be true? Is that even possible? It must be. It’s Scripture. I have observed however, many in the churchContinue reading “Who else struggles to find joy in trials?”

poember poetry challenge + day one

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has just arrived. It’s the month where novelists try to bang out 50,000 words. I thought I’d run something similar for poets this year: a series of prompts for every day of November. At the end of the month, they’ll have enough poems for a chapbook. The prompt list isContinue reading “poember poetry challenge + day one”

Taste and see that God is good- even in a pandemic.

Guest Post by Malaya Gaboury.  Just over a year ago, I sat in the dining hall at the Derwenter Youth Hostel, staring at a blank sheet of paper. If I focused on the melody of the instrumental music playing in the background, I could make out the tune of Oceans, right at the part thatContinue reading “Taste and see that God is good- even in a pandemic.”

An open letter to Scotland’s education minister

Dear Richard Lochhead, I am an “Access to Care” student at Fife College, and over the past couple of weeks, I have embarked on the journey of online education. While I hope that every precaution taken during this time is truly intended for the greater good, I ask you to consider another critical issue: thatContinue reading “An open letter to Scotland’s education minister”

Missionary Kids: how growing up in ministry shapes your view.

In 2015, my family moved from Canada to Scotland to serve as missionaries. Today, Malaya and I share how being Missionary Kids (MKs) has affected us. Malaya’s answers are in italics, mine are normal. What kind of missions is your family engaged in? My family moved to Scotland from Canada five years ago. Since then,Continue reading “Missionary Kids: how growing up in ministry shapes your view.”

Back on the Road After Covid: Guest Post

Guest post by Hannah, writer at Tiny Town Stories. This August, my family embarked on a two-week-long road trip across the country. We’ve done long road trips before, but a trip involving seven people (two of which are toddlers), one minivan, and a million markers is definitely an interesting experience. The plan was to leaveContinue reading “Back on the Road After Covid: Guest Post”

BOOK RELEASE: Waiting Spaces

“Waiting Spaces: a poetry collection” is avalible to order now! You can order the black and white version here or the colour version here. Waiting is a topic very dear to my heart. My family has moved several times and been unsure of whether we would be denied leave to stay in Britian. I haveContinue reading “BOOK RELEASE: Waiting Spaces”

Waiting Spaces: a poetry collection

I’m a poet. I’ve been writing and sharing poetry for several years, and I announced a while back that I was planning on releasing my first collection of poetry. Well, I’m excited to say that it releases in a week! Waiting Spaces is a collection which is very dear to my heart- many of theContinue reading “Waiting Spaces: a poetry collection”