How I came to know Jesus Christ

I was not raised in a “christian” home. I did however have a very blessed upbringing, and I love my family. But I was not taught the teachings and love of Jesus through them. Yet, God still planted seeds in me and gently pulled my heart towards Him throughout my life.

It started with primary school. The RE (religious education) teachers from the local church would come to our school to teach us bible stories for about 1 hour a week. While listening to them, i developed such a hunger and thirst for Jesus. Even at a young age, I wanted to know Him-those stories just spoke hope and peace to my heart.

Come grade 6-7 I had a couple of Christian friends who were definitely witnesses of the Lord in my life. I asked them if i could attend youth group with them, so I did that a few times. I also then attended church with them for resurrection Sunday (Easter). Grade 8 I attended a Catholic high school, so RE was compulsory and I further learned about this man named Jesus. A girl in my grade who was a christian, would tell me about His miracles, and would share testimonies with me every Thursday during our sport time together. I said the sinners prayer with her, as it sounded great and what I wanted. But it was just a head prayer, it wasn’t a heart prayer. You know what I mean? I definitely wasn’t truly saved then. However, it was definitely seeds planted in my heart!

Grade 9 came, the dreaded grade 9 year! Where everyone in our society, is trying to work out the new found desire and maturity of independence, yet we are still called and treated like children… Throw in the picture hormones and unnecessary drama, and difficulties going on at home. Basically, everyone during that year at school are very confused, struggling and trying to find their feet and place in the world. Therefore it was and most the time a difficult year!

The devil was telling me lies, that everyone hated me and that I did not fit in. I was also stressed and depressed with school work and life! :P. Silly petty drama with friends, immature relationships with guys and a new found friend who I leaned on for everything. This friend introduced me to make up (not that I’m against it, just something that changed in my life through her) and trying to find happiness through boys. Essentially, my naivety and innocence, dramatically decreased. This resulted in doing things I did not really want to do. But I was depressed, anxious and lost, so I was frantically trying to find peace and joy through her.

Long story short and without sharing too much detail on the interweb yet ;), for some reason I felt she started pulling away from me and she was leaning more on her boyfriend at the time. That big open empty hole feeling then returned, as I was trying to use her to fill it. Which obviously she can’t! She is human, she too and every other human have their own struggles. So if they aren’t leaning on Jesus they can’t really solve your problems haha. Two broken people can’t lean on each other well.

Throughout this period of time, the negative thoughts I was struggling with, I knew were not mine. So I would cry out to Jesus to help me! I knew He was the answer but I didn’t know what to do or how to do it. It wasn’t my time yet, I had to come to the place of truly needing and wanting Him. But once my friend started treating me differently and no one else was able to fix that purposeless empty feeling I felt. I then started searching for something more…

All those seeds planted over the years came to bear fruit in my life! 🙂 Also a family friend mentioned to my mum a youth group her daughter went to. Mum mentioned it to me at the time, and so I asked if I could go! That was when my life changed for ever! The love, satisfaction and meaning to life that I had been searching for, was found!

I then proceeded to attend the church and I desperately needed Jesus! Which then led to me truly accepting Jesus as my Lord and saviour of my life, in my bedroom one day during February of 2010. Ever since then, I have known my purpose, I have had joy, peace, love and hope. So much hope! Jesus is my everything and my first love. He has been so good and faithful to me! He is a personal friend and the answer to anything you need and will ever need.

Baptism in the ocean- July 2010
Baptism in the ocean- July 2010



If you are searching and hungry and desiring something more? If you are looking for love and a purpose, I promise you that He will NEVER fail you!! Contact me if you need any more information or if you don’t know where to start in a relationship with Jesus. 🙂

God bless,

Lots of Love,


Why I started a blog….

Hello, <3

Just a quick post 🙂

Now I am not the best writer, I did not succeed highly in English at school haha. However I am pursuing writing a blog and publishing my thoughts here, mainly due to the fact that sometimes it’s hard to share everything in person with someone. So here are some thoughts:

I have unfortunately found, in today’s day and age and our culture, it can be hard to have a logical discussion with some. Some people I have encountered think they are better than everyone else and know everything and are undoubtedly right. Which yes, they may be right, and I don’t think I am better than them. Nor do I think I know everything and am right about everything. Because I certainly am not! I too have a lot to learn! I am open to hearing others and what they have experienced and what has helped them, I love listening to other people ideas 🙂 . But it really sucks, when you are trying to share facts or ideas that you have researched extensively and you are trying to enlighten them or just share it with them, in love and kindness. Yet its like they just close the eyes and block their ears and scream at you, without even listening to what you have to share. I experienced this so often during high school! I cannot express in words how frustrating it is when I have experienced people like this. Haha.

I will admit, I have learned to just let it go, trust that in the right timing they hopefully will have their eyes opened and they will realise and learn and grow as well, as we all do over this journey we call life! I just trust that what they hear from me is at least a seed planted 🙂 . Most the topics I am passionate about and try to share an opinion on, are ones that I too was once closed to and thought i knew the correct answer, and I followed the popular belief without question. Yet now, I am on the opposite end of the scale with most the beliefs I once held regarding big controversial issues. And also simple “issues” like when to start introducing solids etc. A lot of the issues I just never thought to even research and look into, when I was a young teenager. I have changed and grown so much over the last 6 years.

I have also learned that in today’s technology world, with everything at our finger tips, there is so much confusion! So much information and most the time conflicting information out there. Technology is obviously handy at times, but you have to sift through all the rubbish and junk. Again I don’t know it all! However the topics and discussions that I hope to have through this blog, will be topics that I have extensively researched, thought about, read other peoples testimonies, studied the opposite view and then also trialed, loved or experienced myself! 🙂

Please do your research, have an open mind, and do not always trust what the big media are saying. Especially question what the media are bombarding us with! Why do some think we are exempt from propaganda? Its easier for them to do in our western culture with ads and tvs everywhere. If they could do it easily 50 years ago, they can definitely do it now!  But I will leave that for another post, possibly one I’ll get hubby to post about 😉

Ultimately, this blog was started with the help of my Husband, to share our hearts, our journey, help other mothers, women, wives, and families and share what has helped us.

I hope and pray that I am able to be a help and encouragement to others! Please send your questions or comments through to me! Via instagram (a.mothers.heart) or facebook, or email (

God bless,



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