Author Archives: Noelene

About Noelene

I am a child of God's. I am also a writer. Mother Teresa once said "I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world". My objective is to be one of God's love letters to the world. I can only achieve this through His grace at work in my life.

COVID-19, LOCKDOWN, AND MARRIAGE

One of the saddest posts that I have seen thus far on Facebook regarding the lockdown was this: “Dear single friends, stay positive and optimistic. After 3 weeks of lockdown there will be plenty divorces and new opportunities” My heart … Continue reading

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A SERVANT’S HEART by Bill Webster

Do you have a servant’s heart?  Are you content with the service you are involved in? Do you envy those in Christ’s service who seem to have it all, who are visibly and materially successful, and who are popular with … Continue reading

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YOU, ME, THE WOMAN AT THE WELL

When I first saw this drawing it reminded me of a woman who lived in Biblical times.  She is commonly known as ‘the woman at the well’. (The story is found in John 4.) Jesus and His disciples were walking … Continue reading

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THE END OF THE TUNNEL

Imagine yourself a silent witness to the humiliation that Jesus was subjected to before his death. The soldiers stripped him of his clothes, put a crown of thorns upon his head and mocked him. He was spat on, slapped in … Continue reading

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HOW REAL IS YOUR MARRIAGE?

“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ come together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” –Dave Meur There are far too many Christian marriages that are not real. What I mean by that is that they are not … Continue reading

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HOUSE WORK IS DANGEROUS…GOD IS FAITHFUL

House work is dangerous. A few weeks ago I climbed on a ladder in order to dust the top of a very high cupboard in our house and the ladder collapsed underneath me.  I landed on the floor, on my … Continue reading

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THERE IS HOPE…

The last word Jesus spoke on the cross was tetelestai which translated means “it is finished” in Greek. Jesus put an end to all sin, all shame, and all guilt with that one word. As human beings we define ourselves with one … Continue reading

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Marry Someone With the Same Vision and Who Makes You Laugh

A couple close to me recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. On the surface, they are like ‘chalk and cheese.’ The wife is optimistic, impulsive and very positive. The husband, on the other hand, is a wee bit less optimistic … Continue reading

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THE CHURCH HAS LEFT THE BUILDING

Saw the above post on the Glendermott Presbyterian Church Facebook site and my heart rejoiced. My immediate thought was: “God must really love this church, they have got it so right” The church building is being refurbished so the church … Continue reading

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A MORNING SPENT WITH GODLY MEN (AND WOMEN)

What a privilege it is to be able to spend a morning with the Godly men of ROTOP. This past Wednesday Rev Douglas Bower was the speaker and his topic was “The race that is set before us”. ROTOP stands … Continue reading

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