Rape has been a topic in the spotlight recently. Whilst some men are very vocal about the issue, many remain silent. The voices being raised are not only talking about the action of rape but the deeper root which is the culture of rape, popularly known as Rape Culture. I believe that some men are... Continue Reading →


  Our kitchen door faces directly where the sun rises. If we’re up and the sky is clear, at just the right point the sun streams through the cracks and the key hole in the door and its beautiful. Apart from our water tower, there are no buildings or structure between our kitchen window and... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Story

And amidst our simple, quiet Christmas celebrations this year, I (Kate) find myself immersed in the Christmas story in a new way. I find myself imagining what it might have been like, to have been a quiet bystander in the Christmas story. I imagine I was a humble 29 year old woman, born and reared... Continue Reading →


I (Kate) absolutely love rain. I never knew what it means to long for rains before I moved to Malawi. In Australia the majority of rain is cold. Rain is associated with winter. When I lived in Australia I didn’t hate rain, but I was indifferent to it. In Malawi I love rain! In Malawi... Continue Reading →

The heart of the Father

“And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” Mark 1:11  Before Jesus was tempted by the devil and before he started preaching the good news he received these words from his father “you’re my son, whom I love; with you am well pleased.” This is very... Continue Reading →

Joyful Obedience

  This morning the alarm went off, I dragged my aching body out of bed, rummaged through the floordrobe, fumbled my shoe laces into some form of bow and we set off for our daily jog. As of yesterday this our new morning routine. We stepped outside to the cool morning air and the trees... Continue Reading →


The Kingdom of God is always around us, always breaking through and always visible, but as 1 Corinthians 13:12 says: "For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face." It can be easy to lose sight of this, either in the daily routine in life, or the... Continue Reading →

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