I Saw #Jesus!

Hey everyone,

So yesterday I had some spare time and I was just (wasting it lol) spending it laying on my bed, on top of the covers, pretty much doing nothing but daydreaming, thinking about nothing important really. In fact, what I was thinking about was something rather silly, I was imagining being on one of those chat shows and thinking about what I would say and wear and so on lol.

Then I looked over to the right and I saw Jesus just casually sitting on the other side of the bed. I thought to myself wait a minute…. Jesus just stealthily came into my room, sat next to me on my bed without my knowledge and was listening to me think stupidness lol, nothing particularly holy or inspiring but Jesus just seemed to be happy to chill. At first I noticed and carried on thinking, then the Holy Spirit said to me I should thank Jesus for being there. So I did.

I thought to myself – how long has Jesus been there? Lol. Also, how often does Jesus do that? Lol. Also, I realised that Jesus must be there the whole time. We think we are alone but we’re not.

I thanked Jesus for being there because we know that Jesus “loves” us but sometimes it’s really comforting when Jesus does things to let us know that He “likes” us. You hang with people you can stand lol.

Interestingly – when I thought something that I knew was naughty, Jesus disappeared, I then asked forgiveness for that thought then Jesus reappeared!

My experience showed me that the following scriptures are true:

Psalm 34:7 NLT
For the angel of the LORD is a guard; he surrounds and defends all who fear him.

This is because I realised through my experience that Jesus must there all the time!


1 Thessalonians 5:2 NLT
For you know quite well that the day of the Lord’s return will come unexpectedly, like a thief in the night.

Jesus came into my room stealthily like a thief in the night, without my knowledge, it was just – boom – Jesus is here. My goodness when the rapture happens no one is even going to know what hit them, Jesus will just be not there and then be there!

N.B. I was at the sink this morning, my mind somewhere else again and I saw Jesus again! Standing in front of me, facing me, body angled slightly to the side, looking at me like he was walking past, saw something interesting and had just turned around to look to see what it was.


Catherine x


I’M WORKING ON #NEWMUSIC ! #np #soundcloud #hiphop #composer #freelancer #musician #music teacher #phdlife

Hey everybody!

So I’m working on a song for my PhD project. This song is basically about the conversation I had with Jesus whilst I was on my hospital bed when I had to take time out from my studies.
Here’s a snippet of what I’m up to enjoy!

Listen to Work in Progress – Hip-Hop (follow this link or play in the embedded player below)

Love Catherine x

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Guess where I am! On a #date with #Jesus #cheekynandos

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#New Ways To #Pray #Christian #Jesus

Hello everybody,

A short one today I’m v. busy. Two days ago I was very tired after doing a lot and praying a lot. So when it came to bedtime prayers I was very tired. (Every morning I pray and read the Bible before getting out of bed and every night I pray and read the Bible before I go to sleep).

So I decided that that night I would try something different as I was exhausted physically and emotionally. I invited Jesus to come and sit on the bed with me and listen to Christian music with me. Music that I wrote actually and just meditated on the lyrics, what they mean, what I can do better, how can I use these, the themes, reflecting on my relationship with Jesus, where we have been and asking Jesus questions.

I found it refreshing just to meditate in Jesus’ presence. The stress just washed off me and I don’t remember when I fell asleep! 

Try it. Put on some Christian music, if you write Christian music and it’s recorded put it on! Invite God, Jesus and The Holy Spirit to come and sit with you, meditate on God, ask Jesus questions and bask in the Holy Spirit.

Much love,



Good afternoon!

Did you know I have a Contact Me page? (Follow this link to my Contact Me page) No? Well… I have a Contact Me page lol (Follow this link to my Contact Me page).

I created it in the event that if you are interested in anything you see on this site you, you have any questions/comments or you wish to hire me (for music tuition, composing/arranging/producing, harping) you can contact me!

No need to be scared, I’ve dropped the form I had and put my email address there instead.

Check it out! (Follow this link to my Contact Me page)


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FOOTAGE FROM MY #GIG #freelance #musician #singer #songwriter #composer #instrumentalpop

Hello everybody!

Remember I had a gig last Friday? (follow this link for more info) well I filmed it and I thought that I would share the footage with you guys!

I really went for it!


Enjoy! (follow this link to my YouTube channel or play it in the embedded player below)

You can also listen to the audio on SoundCloud (follow this link or use the embedded player below)

Catherine x

#supermoon #telescope #hobbies #stars #clouds #cold #photography #Jesus

Hey Guys!,

Apart from music, another one of my hobbies is Astronomy and I’ve had a telescope since I was young. It lives at the top floor of my house, sometimes if I hear on the news that there is something particularly interesting to see in the sky I’ll whip it out. Sometimes, I just like to take my telescope out and just look at the stars or the planets because I find it cathartic. So on the 14/11/16 there was a Super Moon! I was really excited sooo I decided to get my telescope out and take a look hehe!

What is a Supermoon? Well according to timeanddate.com which has some really interesting information about it (see the Bibliography at the bottom):

“A Supermoon happens when a Full Moon or New Moon coincides with the Moon’s closest approach to Earth; also called perigee.” (timeanddate.com 2016)

I couldn’t see anything for ages! So I decided to go downstairs and watch some TV lol. Then I promptly forgot about the Supermoon, till I went to brush my teeth and go to bed, then Jesus reminded me.

By the time the Supermoon arrived I was a little tired, it was cold outside and my commitment was waning. However, Jesus gave me the idea of propping the telescope on the stairs of the top floor of my house. That way I could see the Supermoon and not get cold!


I was really panicking whilst propping up the telescope because I realised that as the moon was so close it appeared to pass quicker, meaning I had to swiftly get it in sight before it moved over the house and out of view. I didn’t even have my glasses on (I couldn’t remember where I put them lol) and I was panicking further as I wasn’t sure if I had focussed the image properly to take a picture! It was quite funny actually lol.

Eventually I got to a cosy position on the stairs and I invited Jesus to come and look at the supermoon with me and I really felt the peace of God during that time ๐Ÿ™‚

The peace that I felt and the fact that Jesus reminded me that I wanted to see the Supermoon has reinforced what I’ve always thought, which is that it’s really great to involve Jesus in ones hobbies and spend time with Jesus doing ordinary everyday things outside of praying, reading the Bible and going to church. Jesus is interested in every part of our lives and I feel like He enjoys participating in the simple fun things, as well as the big projects in our lives.

I don’t really know how to take photos from a telescope and I didn’t have an adapter to steady the camera but I did the best I could!


What do you think? Leave me a comment or click here to follow me on Instagram! ๐Ÿ˜€

 P.S. Here’s the video from my last post Where Are The Girls?, so click here to watch me play the song or watch it in the embedded player below.

Happy Stargazing! ๐Ÿ˜€

Catherine x



timeanddate.com, ‘Supermoon: Closest Full Moon to Earth Since 1948’, timeanddate.com Website at: <http://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/moon/super-full-moon.html&gt; 15 November 2016