I work as a teacher in a Christian school on the island of Tonga, where people are used to natural disasters. But nothing prepared us for what happened on January 15, 2022.
About Kelly Purcell
Kelly loves meeting new people and connecting with others, especially over a coffee! She enjoys using her passion for creative writing and the performing arts to draw others closer to the Father-heart of God. Kelly is from New Zealand and currently resides in the Kingdom of Tonga where she teaches at a faith-based school. She is sold out for the purpose of equipping young people with tools for a faith-filled life in Jesus Christ. Kelly loves island life and spends as much time as she can swimming and sitting on the beach, sipping from a fresh coconut!
Entries by Kelly Purcell
“You’re not good enough.”
“Why can’t you do better?”
“You never do it right.”
These are some of the things I have said to myself over the years.
At the end of each day, I would imagine a giant scale in heaven with the numbers 1-10—1 being the lowest grade and 10, the highest. I would ask God how good I had been that day.
On the shores of Lake Tekapo stands a picturesque old stone church that often features on New Zealand postcards. The 100-year-old Church of the Good Shepherd was built using nearby stones, all rough and uncut, held together with mortar to make up a truly beautiful church building.
YMI (which stands for Why Am I?), is a platform for Christian young people all over the world to ask questions about life and discover their true purpose. We are a community with different talents but the same desire to make sense of God’s life-changing word in our everyday lives.
YMI is a part of Our Daily Bread Ministries.
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