“Nothing new under the sun…” – Ecclesiastes 1:9


No matter what part of the journey of life you are going through whether it is a time of rest, struggle, indecision, pain, joy, drought, healing or maybe something else.  It is comforting to remember someone else may have been through something similar to you.

C.S. Lewis once said; “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”

We never need to be alone in life and we often have more in common with one another than differences.

My family and I have been extremely busy as we minister here in the Outback of Queensland, Australia. The draught has taken it’s toll on the land, live stock and precious families who live out here. Many properties have had to destock all together. Some folk have had to walk off their properties still in debt. Since we have been out here we have had a very tiny amount of rain at home (a few hours of drizzle) and we haven’t seen a good soaking at all. In saying that; God has everything in control and “there is nothing new under the sun.” Even under the blistering sun in Queensland.

I would love to blog more, unfortunately I am time poor at the moment. The families out here have needed our time and so this teeny blog has had to go on the back burner. I just haven’t got extra time up my sleeves.

I made this little pic on my iPad. I hope you like it 😀

Hope you have a blessed and happy day!

~ Sarah

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Chalkboard Print – Lamentations 3:22-24

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I made this earlier. I hope you like it! Have an awesome week.
~ Blessings, Sarah

It is because of Yahweh’s loving kindnesses that we are not consumed, because his compassion doesn’t fail.
They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
Yahweh is my portion, says my soul;
therefore will I hope in him.
Lamentations 3:22-24 (WEB)

He has Risen

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It is a wonderful time of year here in New Zealand it is starting to get cold and crisp. We are still packing and busy getting ready for our overseas move. So I won’t be here on Living In Grace often. In the mean time here is a chalk board print I made. Feel free to print it for your personal use. Or if you wish you may PIN it or also use it in your blog as long it is not altered in anyway and you kindly link back here. Thanks 🙂

I love Matthew 28:5-7. Imagine if an Angel appeared to you. How would you feel? I love that the Angel tells the woman to not be afraid. Believing by faith, and seeing someone or experiencing an event, face to face is different. The woman was seeking Jesus. She may have heard the stories about Jesus or perhaps may have even listened to Jesus preaching and was told of His death and resurrection. I am sure it would have been a difficult concept to grasp. Imagine seeking Jesus but meeting an Angel instead. Not only that, the Angel told her the good news, of Christ’s death and resurrection and that she would see Jesus in Galilee. Passover is not just about Jesus’ death and resurrection it is also about remembering redeeming of what was once lost, forgiveness of sin, grace, mercy, blessings, love that He pours out upon us daily. We are called to die to sin and we have been given new life through Christ. Life on earth is fleeting in comparison to our eternal life with Christ. For Christians we have hope and we have a future beyond this world. At this time of year I like to personally make an effort to take stock and let go of any thing that hinders my heart, mind and life. I like to think on how much Christ has already redeemed and restored my heart, life and my past. I am always amazed at how He shows up for me just when I need Him most, He gives me joy and hope for a wonderful future for me and all His children.

I hope you have a great week and a lovely Passover/Easter.
~ Sarah xxx

The angel answered the women, “Don’t be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus, who has been crucified. He is not here, for he has risen, just like he said. Come, see the place where the Lord was lying. Go quickly and tell his disciples, ‘He has risen from the dead, and behold, he goes before you into Galilee; there you will see him.’ Behold, I have told you.”
Matthew 28:5-7 (WEB)

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

I just love this song so I thought I would share it with you today.
~ Sarah

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) – written by Hillsong
Cover by Sarah Reeves

You call me out upon the waters
The great unknown where feet may fail
And there I find You in the mystery
In oceans deep
My faith will stand

And I will call upon Your name
And keep my eyes above the waves
When oceans rise
My soul will rest in Your embrace
For I am Yours and You are mine

Your grace abounds in deepest waters
Your sovereign hand
Will be my guide
Where feet may fail and fear surrounds me
You’ve never failed and You won’t start now

So I will call upon Your name
And keep my eyes above the waves
When oceans rise
My soul will rest in Your embrace
For I am Yours and You are mine

Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders
Let me walk upon the waters
Wherever You would call me
Take me deeper than my feet could ever wander
And my faith will be made stronger
In the presence of my Savior

I will call upon Your Name
Keep my eyes above the waves
My soul will rest in Your embrace
I am Yours and You are mine

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