• Thoughts on Writing

    Bad Writing is Better Than No Writing

    I knew this would happen when I committed to blogging for 100 days. I just didn’t expect it to happen so soon. It’s not that I’m out of ideas, I still have plenty roaming around in my head, it’s just that I’m out of the motivation or inspiration to put them on my page. Today I am writing and publishing a blog post. It’s not a good one but it means that I am still writing, and that’s better than not writing.

  • Thoughts on Writing

    Just Keep Writing

    When I was a little girl I dreamed of reaching the world with my writing. At the time I wasn’t necessarily thinking about reaching them with the Gospel, that came later, I just wanted to be the next J.K. Rowling or Enid Blyton or Roald Dahl. When I was 16 I started moving towards that goal. I started a blog (that I have since discontinued), I wrote newsletters for my family and friends, I wrote articles that I submitted to big Christian sites, and I dabbled in writing devotionals. At the same time I never felt like non-fiction was the thing that I wanted to pursue. I wanted to write…

  • Thoughts on Life

    Life’s Juggling Act

    Recently life has felt somewhat crazy. Between work, ministry, family and studying I sometimes feel like I don’t have enough time to get everything done. Prioritising has been difficult but necessary and so I have unfortunately let my writing slip and I haven’t published on this blog on over three months. In the juggling act that is life, the ball that I allowed to drop was my writing. This is not the first time that I have allowed my writing to take a back seat and last time it happened I didn’t write for close to a year. I don’t want that to happen again as writing is important. In…