Reading Time: 5 minutes It has long been a struggle for me to be honest about my shortcomings and failures. Whilst it is wise to have restrictions on what you share and to whom, it is dangerous to neglect your Christian community for the sake of keeping up appearances. I have been guilty of doing the latter far too often.
Reading Time: 5 minutes I never would have called myself an activist per se, but I have always strongly desired peace, stability and equality. But the truth is I care. I care enough to take a stand and therefore I am an activist.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Hello, I’m Paula Melissa. And I’m a recovering people-pleaser. I said No to an opportunity that I didn’t have the time, energy or particularly want to do today. And the earth didn’t open up and swallow me. For a recovering people pleaser like myself, that is a major accomplishment.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Gen Z is often referred to as the digital generation. Whilst this may seem like a very positive description because most of us are “gurus” within the field of technology, there are some significant disadvantages. Among these is the drastic decrease in reading among the younger population which can have an immense effect on us all in the future.
Reading Time: 3 minutes When my mum was driving me to the train station to get the train from Manchester to Plymouth, she started to tell me about my childhood.
Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve been with my blog and I for a few years now, you’ll know I have a little obsession with being productive. And by little, I mean big. Huge. Gigantic. And another other synonyms you can think of.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Hola amigos. Cómo estás! I’ve been learning Spanish over the last month or so – kind of as a new skill to fill my time with during lockdown.
Reading Time: 3 minutes But listen – and listen CAREFULLY – 2020 is still my year. Twenty twenty is still your year. It is still our year! It’s April. Until it is December 31st, there is still time to have a good year.
Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve had multiple anxiety attacks over the last few days. I’m a little bit of a control freak so I don’t deal too well with uncertainty. With coronavirus (COVID-19), we are definitely in uncertain times. The great thing is it doesn’t end there. It ends like it begins, with GOD.
Reading Time: 3 minutes I spoke at Create Conference 2020 on Friday 21st February 2020 at Living Rock Church in Leicestershire, on the topic of Creating Visual, Written and Audio Content with a Gospel Message. YES I am so excited to shake the status quo and get invited in (and conquer) more of these kind of spaces.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog post is all about my first solo trip ever to Porto, Portugal and how I booked the entire trip via Airbnb. Here’s how it went and if I would recommend it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, I met a photographer who absolutely loves photography. I know it sounds ridiculous to emphasise a photographer who loves photography. That should be a given, right? It’s in the name. But this guy really loved photography.
Reading Time: 7 minutes How seriously do we take unity within the body of Christ? Are we guilty of holding steadfast to our interpretations of the truth rather than the Truth Himself? Are our friendship groups filled with people that agree with us at every point? Have we made idols out of our ideologies?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Yes, I realise that it’s right at the end of January 2020 and we’re basically a month into the new year. And this is my first blog post. But oh my gosh has it been a great 2020 so far for me!