Living Life Day by Day

Barbadian mother writing on life while aiming towards God's perfect peace … one day at a time.

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Pleasure is all around us


ducks in a row

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more”
George Gordon Byron


Words … Stories … Life

Why do I write, or better still why do I blog? Really good questions posed by Blogging 201 which made me pause and take a step back as I tried to formulate intelligent answers.  After a while however, I came back to what I noted on my “About” page when I first started this blog in July of 2012: “Welcome to the Living Life Day by Day blog, created to offer hope (especially on those days when life seems hopeless) and wrapped in the wonderful promises of God.”

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Make the finish line


An important uplift today from one of my favourite blogs: “The Christian life is not a sprint. It is a marathon.” Can’t agree more :-)

Originally posted on Mustard Seed Budget:

make the finish lineThe Christian life is not a sprint. It is a marathon.

The marathon — 26 miles — is divided into two parts: 1) the first 25 miles, then 2) the last mile.

Forget about who’s first. Just finish the rest. Too many Christians burn out, get confused, get bitter or otherwise fall out of their orbit.

He who persevere to the end shall be saved. — Matt. 24:13.

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To be or not to be …

pond lilies at Codrington College, Barbados


“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Joshua 1:9 (NIV)


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