Day 11: Thank God for Everyday Heroes

I'm sure you'll agree with me when I say that public sector workers have been the real MVPs this year. I think it's fitting for us to pause and thank God for these heroes who don't wear capes but do amazing things (I'll save the rant about their pay conditions till another time). While I … Continue reading Day 11: Thank God for Everyday Heroes

Day 9: Thank God for Courage

This year, we have witnessed many acts of courage by individuals and groups across the world; from citizens peacefully protesting against oppressive regimes to marginalised groups advocating for their lives to matter. Some of us were able to physically pound the pavement in solidarity whilst the rest of us supported online with tweets, hashtags and … Continue reading Day 9: Thank God for Courage

Day 8: Thank God for Healing

Recently, I was having a chat with an elderly neighbour in my area and during the conversation, I asked him if he had any prayer requests. Without warning, he burst into tears. Here was I, a twenty-something-year-old girl struck by the vulnerability of this elderly man who used to be a fit police offer working … Continue reading Day 8: Thank God for Healing

Day 7: Thank God for His Protection

Between March 2020 and today, at least 1.23 million people have lost their lives to the deadly Coronavirus. That's 1.23 million hearts that stopped beating. 1.23 million families left groping in the dark with intense grief. Lest we forget, millions of people have still lost their lives this year in ways unrelated to the pandemic. … Continue reading Day 7: Thank God for His Protection

Day 2: Thank God for His Abiding Presence

Remember the story of the Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in Daniel 3? Three teenage Hebrew boys who stood their ground and refused to be intimidated by the threats of a furious King Nebuchadnezzar. Like you and I have often experienced, their loyalty to God was rewarded by being chucked into a fiery furnace. No, it … Continue reading Day 2: Thank God for His Abiding Presence