Entries by Julia Fryer

God Meets Women Where They Are

Have you ever noticed how in the scriptures men are always going up into the mountains to commune with the Lord? Yet in the scriptures we hardly ever hear of women going to the mountains. But we know why — right? Because the women were too busy keeping life going; they couldn’t abandon babies, meals, […]

Are You Running From Death or Towards Life?

If you’re reading this, this fu$king brain cancer probably got me. But let me be crystal clear while I’m able: I did not ”lose a battle” against cancer. This is a ridiculous, steamy pile of horse shit that society has dumped on cancer patients. Western medicine, and Western culture, especially, is so uncomfortable talking about […]

Showing Up For Friends…..Even in Dark Days

It occurred to Pooh and Piglet that they hadn’t heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore’s stick house. Inside the house was Eeyore. “Hello Eeyore,” said Pooh. “Hello Pooh. Hello Piglet,” said Eeyore, in a glum sounding voice. “We […]

Lessons In Life

The Days Are Long But The Years Are Short. When you first have children they talk about the challenges of parenting….the struggles of a baby waking in the night, the toddler who won’t stay in their bed, the cost of childcare, injuries from sports… Having to take off work to pick them up from school […]

Why I Am Proud To Call Myself A South African

Today as we celebrate Heritage day, it’s a moment to pause and reflect on what it means to be a South African. What makes me proud to be an African? Shew, the question alone brings a lump to my throat…. It hasn’t been an easy year being a South African, especially if you are from […]

Inspiring Short Stories

The following short stories are a collection of some of my favourite ones. They were not written by me so I can’t take credit for them. Some of them are very well known and have been published many times so its not easy to find the origional authors. As I stumble across new inspiring short […]

Dear God…..

  If you are hurt, sad, angry, lost – take it to the Lord. He knows your pain before you even have to tell Him. He never promised life would be easy, but He does say that ALL things work for the good for those who love Him. God bless you.