A collection of thoughts, stories, and musings on life, while I journey towards heaven.
Over the past couple of months, I have been working through The Gospels – the first four books of the New Testament. Specifically, I’ve been examining the responses of Jesus toward any situation or circumstance He faced. Although there are so many things to glean from those four books, I’ve been most fascinated with the … Continue reading A Closer Look at Gethsemane: How Are We Measuring Up?
The Miriam-Webster dictionary defines Encouragement in three ways: a. to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope b. to attempt to persuade to spur on to give help or patronage to When was the last time you felt encouraged? What brought about that feeling? Chances are, it was probably someone who said something positive or uplifting to you or did … Continue reading A (Harsher) Word On Encouragement
It’s springtime here. And it’s beautiful. We moved last September to a tiny, hamlet-style town just 20 minutes from the city. We love our new home…and neighbourhood. I have absolutely no green-thumb, but my yards are completely (and meticulously) landscaped (from the previous owners). Each time I bring the children outside to play, I’m constantly … Continue reading Forgiveness – The Unexpected Gift of Freedom
I must have only been 10 or 11, but I clearly remember sitting on the floor of a friend’s van (we could do that 20 years ago if the seat belts were all occupied) and one of the children wouldn’t stop crying. I didn’t get it. We had just left his cousin’s house, not far … Continue reading Minivans, Vomit, and Frozen – What They Taught Me About Fear