• Thankful Thursday

    My thankfuls for this week: MOPS conference- after so much prep and organisation, it was wonderful to see the visions in my head coming into reality. I loved the time getting to know others in my team better, as well as chatting to people from other groups. I love the new theme and catching a renewed vision for my own life and for MOPS next year. An amazing husband who not only released me to participate in the conference (which meant very long days with set up and pack up) but also showed me again what a wonderful fun dad he is. Our daughter loves him beyond words and so…

  • “Be You Bravely”- reflecting on the impact of this theme on my capacity

    For those of you who are not involved in MOPS, each year there is a theme and verse to focus on. For this year, it was “Be You Bravely” with the theme verse from Isaiah. Created with the You Version Bible App This verse was the verse that God had given me to focus on at the beginning of last year, 9 months before I was asked to join the MOPS leadership team. That caught my eye from the start! The focus on courage to take flight and be fully me was challenging and inspiring. It was the perfect message to give me the boldness to look at increasing my…

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  • What I’ve Learned from MOPS Leadership

    For the first year of my daughter’s life, MOPS was a huge part of keeping the small shreds of sanity that were left. It was a very challenging year and the encouragement, commiseration and space to breathe were exactly what I needed. I was sad when one of my work days ended up being a Friday and I had to stop going to MOPS for a couple of years. In that time, I stayed in touch with participating in craft nights, helping to do AV for the State Conference and chatting to the mums at church who went. I missed it! I had already started considering changing my work days…

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