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.

WE, THE CHURCH – PART 4: AN INJURY TO ONE IS AN INJURY TO ALL by Mike Muller

Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12–27 “If one part suffers, every part suffers with it” (1 Corinthians 12:26) The motto of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is: “An injury to one is an injury to all”. This is likely … Continue reading

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WE, THE CHURCH – PART 3: INTERDEPENDENCE by Mike Muller

Reading: 1 Cor. 12:12–27 “The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” (1 Corinthians 12:21) We are one body, yet made up of different parts. … Continue reading

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WE, THE CHURCH – PART 2: A CELEBRATION OF DIVERSITY by Mike Muller

Reading:       1 Cor. 12:12–27  “Now the body is not made up of one part but of many.” (1 Corinthians 12:14) Paul began by writing about things shared; what we have in common. But this could lead us to conclude … Continue reading

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WE, THE CHURCH – PART 1: THINGS SHARED by Mike Muller

Reading:       1 Cor. 12:12–27 “For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body—whether Jews or Greeks, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.” (1 Corithians 12: 13) A right understanding of who … Continue reading

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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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