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Life On The Lagoon

Posted by Elaine November 12, 2021 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image Much of this day was spent sitting by a lagoon under the cooling shade of a tree watching the passing parade. And when my mind is idle my thoughts begin to wander...… » Read More & Show Comments

Your Protector, Saviour & Friend is waiting...

Posted by Elaine August 22, 2021 at 12:00 AM AEST

With never ending talk of lockdowns, the pandemic, wearing masks and people sadly dying it's easy to be side-tracked and to loose sight all we are in Christ. God spoke to me this morning as I stopped and looked at the perfection of all that was around me as I waited for the rising sun... Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

The Price Of Love

Posted by Elaine January 16, 2021 at 12:00 AM AEDT

For those who say we're the "perfect couple', may I set the record straight! We are yet to be so connected that our marriage is safe from harm, but we're still enjoying the journey, with God's blessing along the way because we choose to stay together, when at times we'd rather stray... Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

The Sun Of Righteousness

Posted by Elaine September 17, 2020 at 12:00 AM AEST

Blog Image In several Bible verses, Jesus, God's son, is called the sun, that bright golden light in the sky, but why? Because I'm so into sunrise I've often wondered... Why is Jesus referred to as the Sun rather than the Son of Righteousness? How could Jesus be the sun? What does this mean? … » Read More & Show Comments

Socially Distant, Yet Never Alone

Posted by Elaine April 03, 2020 at 12:00 AM AEDT

This beach where I stood this morning is now closed as we self isolate in a bid to prevent prevent further spreading of this Coronavirus-19 pandemic. Waiting for the sun I watched a solitary seagull. He didn't appear to be concerned as he preened. It clear that this seagull knew if he waited long enough, a gastronomic feast would be served at his feet... Blog Image … » Read More & Show Comments

Grace, Forgiveness and Ivan Milat

Posted by Elaine October 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Psychopath Ivan Milat died this week. Without any death bed confession, he chose to take his secrets with him to the grave. I can't comprehend why someone would kill strangers for pleasure, so these constant broadcasts of his impending death just annoyed me.... Blog Image … » Read More & Show Comments

When The Going Gets Tough...

Posted by Elaine August 27, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEST

When trouble comes we either stand and fight or fall to our knees. Please enjoy my story about this hungry feathered friend... Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

When Life's Too Hard...

Posted by Elaine July 31, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEST

In an instant, something can happen to change life our life forever, so how can we cope when tough times come? Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

When Thorns Line Our Path

Posted by Elaine July 09, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEST

This blog was birthed after an experience I had recently that hurt me deeply and left me feeling defeated, with no way out. Then in church one morning, I learned this... Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

Church And Money

Posted by Elaine June 14, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEST

If everything comes from God, why does the church ask for our money? Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

Ready To Meet Your Maker?

Posted by Elaine May 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEST

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This Gift Called Life.

Posted by Elaine February 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image Like spilled wine leaves us in a mess, when we make bad choices we also live with the consequences. So how do we avoid making a mistake?… » Read More & Show Comments

Positioned For Success

Posted by Elaine February 22, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEDT

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Who Am I To Judge?

Posted by Elaine January 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image Dressed in a tiny bright pink bikini, at first sight I though he was a girl but as he moved closer, I discovered that this was a middle aged man! With his pink handbag over his shoulder and his stuffed toys it was clear this man was one who didn't mind what others thought of him.… » Read More & Show Comments

We're Here to Shine!

Posted by Elaine January 01, 2019 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image When I thought about my New Year resolutions I realised they were the same as every other year, to reduce my weight so I look better, but if I never saw my own reflection, would I be dissatisfied with it? Why is it so easy to fall into the trap of comparing ourselves with others when God has made us so individually unique? … » Read More & Show Comments

God, Why Do You Care?

Posted by Elaine November 10, 2018 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image Why does God care so much that He paints such beauty before us each day, when we don't often stop to notice? I didn't know which way to look first this morning as God painted the scene with light! … » Read More & Show Comments

Beauty From Ashes

Posted by Elaine August 06, 2018 at 12:00 AM AEST

Bushfire spread quickly through the bone-dry bushland, frightening residents and coming within metres of homes as desperate wildlife fled for their lives. Fire brought devastation but pollution in hands of the God of this universe and become a thing of beauty. Blog Image … » Read More & Show Comments

Weathered and worn

Posted by Elaine June 08, 2018 at 12:00 AM AEST

As I stand here overlooking one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines I’m personally blessed by the beauty these scarred creations have become! Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

The Story of the Pearl

Posted by Elaine December 13, 2017 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image I've never been particularly interest in owning a pearl, I'm more interested in something that sparkles. But my interest changed as I learned the process of pearl cultivation and saw these balls of beauty in a new light, unexpectedly turning my thoughts towards heaven. … » Read More & Show Comments

I Nearly Missing This!

Posted by Elaine November 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Imagine not being ready to capture such beauty, this nearly happened to me! It can take only seconds before the beauty fades so imagine how I felt to find my camera battery flashing empty... Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

Wild Flowers In The Desert

Posted by Elaine October 03, 2017 at 12:00 AM AEDT

You will find me when you seek me, if you look for me in earnest. Blog Image “When you come looking for me, you’ll find me. “I’ll turn things around for you”—God’s Decree—… » Read More & Show Comments


Posted by Elaine August 07, 2017 at 12:00 AM AEST

Prosperity teaching.... so many get upset when it comes to diving into our wallet! So does God bless us or not? Blog Image … » Read More & Show Comments

Are You The One?

Posted by Elaine July 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM AEST

And one was distracted by the beauty as the sun slipped away. Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

Bullying Turned To Gold

Posted by Elaine January 11, 2017 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image Bullies picked on him every day, until he started doing one simple thing to turn it around... Josh said "I never thought that doing something so simple could turn out so rewarding"... Darkness turned to light by a simple act of kindness....… » Read More & Show Comments

When The Party's Over...

Posted by Elaine November 21, 2016 at 12:00 AM AEDT

A sink hole or an earthquake may never happen to you but what about a car wreck that took the life of someone close to you or left you in a wheel chair? It's not something we care to think about but are you ready for what tomorrow could bring? Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

Willow, safe at last

Posted by Elaine October 01, 2016 at 12:00 AM AEST

She was in hiding when we first saw her at the RSPCA (Royal Society Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). She wasn't the prettiest kitten available, she was timid and scared but she responded to love and had stolen my girl's heart.... Blog Image … » Read More & Show Comments

My Baby's Back

Posted by Elaine September 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM AEST

So many years have passed since I last saw her, my beautiful little red SFX Coupe! I can still remember the feeling as I watched her drive up our driveway and out of sight... but now I was going to get her back. Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

Don't Worry, God's Got This

Posted by Elaine July 31, 2016 at 12:00 AM AEST

Blog Image At first I wondered why it was hanging around, this seagull patiently waiting as God served up tiny sea creatures from these blowholes ready to eat, reminding me of a promise God made...… » Read More & Show Comments

We've Got The Power!

Posted by Elaine April 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM AEST

Wow the power of one man, Mr. Miller. Imagine what the world would be... Slum boy staring at camera… » Read More & Show Comments

How Do You Explain Jesus, God and Us?

Posted by Elaine March 10, 2016 at 12:00 AM AEDT

What thoughts come to mind when you think of God? Danny Dutton, age 8, from Chula Vista, California, submitted this for his third grade homework assignment when told to explain God... Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

The Masterpiece

Posted by Elaine May 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM AEST

Blog Image There is a story about a wealthy man and his only son who travelled the world together collecting priceless paintings by Van Gogh, Monet and many other masters. Tragically, the son died at war while rescuing others. Distraught and lonely, the old man dreaded the upcoming Christmas day. … » Read More & Show Comments

Miracle on the sand

Posted by Elaine April 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM AEST

It seemed like everything was against me this morning as I attempted to capture the rising sun... Blog Image… » Read More & Show Comments

Where Was God When The Shooting Took Place

Posted by Elaine January 10, 2015 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Blog Image It's natural to ask why an all knowing God, who sees whats in each heart and knows what will take place beforehand wouldn't step in and take charge to stop such a tragedy from happening. Here is Mike Huckabee's response to the question "Where was God in all this?" ....… » Read More & Show Comments

Amazing facts — The Sound of Freedom

Posted by Elaine December 30, 2014 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Wyatt Allen explains: “The deeper I delved into Satanism,” Wyatt shares, “the more I found what I craved.” He fell further into the occult, drugs, and alcohol until he ended up in prison for attempted murder.... … » Read More & Show Comments

Treasures in dark places

Posted by Elaine September 01, 2014 at 12:00 AM AEST

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Recently we had the pleasure of visiting Lightning Ridge in the far north west of New South Wales - the place originally known by local Aboriginals as Wallangulla - where Australia's Black Opals are found… » Read More & Show Comments

The struggles of life drama

Posted by Elaine August 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM AEST

The following drama about life struggles moved me to tears. We don't need to face hard times on our own. We can turn to Jesus and He'll come to your rescue! This powerful image is entitled Forgiven… » Read More & Show Comments

I am Meth

Posted by Elaine July 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM AEST

Blog Image Written by a young Indian girl in jail for drug charges and addicted to meth, she wrote this while in jail. As you will soon read, she fully grasped the horrors of the drug, as she tells in this simple, yet profound poem. She was released from jail, but, true to her story, the drug owned her. They found her dead not long after, with the needle still in her arm....… » Read More & Show Comments

The top 5 regrets people share on their deathbed

Posted by Elaine June 23, 2014 at 12:00 AM AEST

Blog Image Nurse reveals: ... My patients were those who had gone home to die. People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. Some incredibly special times were shared.... … » Read More & Show Comments

Everyone Matters

Posted by Elaine January 12, 2014 at 12:00 AM AEDT

Wow! This is a powerful reminder that we need be thankful for all we have... … » Read More & Show Comments

Why me?

Posted by Elaine February 05, 2013 at 12:00 AM AEDT

It was the second time. Why did we have to put up with another burst water main that this time washed mud along with water right through our house?… » Read More & Show Comments

Life without limits

Posted by Elaine January 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM AEDT

You won't be able to watch this video without crying. Nick Vujicic was born without arms and leg... and he Goes on Oprah to Share the Gospel! … » Read More & Show Comments

Rising above circumstances

Posted by Elaine March 23, 2012 at 12:00 AM AEDT


Soldier's Deck of Cards from joylights on GodTube.

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Then Jesus wept

Posted by Elaine November 08, 2011 at 12:00 AM AEDT

As I drank a cup of tea this morning my thoughts drifted back to a trip to Israel we had a couple of years ago and I remembered standing in the place where they said that Jesus wept. I went to my Bible to refresh my memory about what brought Him to tears and I found it in John 11… » Read More & Show Comments

Message in the bottle

Posted by Elaine June 21, 2011 at 12:00 AM AEST

I accidentally broke a tiny glass bottle I'd purchased recently when visiting Lightning Ridge Opal Fields. I loved this little container of opal fragments that shone brilliant colours in the sunlight and now I had nowhere to put them so I went out searching for a replacement. Though I searched I couldn't find one… » Read More & Show Comments