Thankfull living

Thankful. Every Thanksgiving, we are reminded to celebrate all we have to be thankful for in our lives. But God doesn’t want us to just be especially thankful once a year. He longs for us to be thank-full every day, in every situation, every time we can. You recall that verse “Give thanks in allContinue reading “Thankfull living”

Hello from the other side

Over the past calendar week, I have experienced more highs and lows than any other time I can recall.  Relationship tensions, tears and sudden bad news amidst a new freedom to be more the me God desires me to be.  All in one. And not knowing how things are going to look when the blitzContinue reading “Hello from the other side”

Take me away…

Take me away, a secret place A sweet escape, take me away Take me away to better days Take me away, a hiding place – Natasha Bedingfield, Pocket Full Of Sunshine My heart started crying out this song to my Abba these past few days. When life gets tough, my first reaction is instinctively toContinue reading “Take me away…”

at any age or stage, your life matters

It’s so much not about your age, but the life you’ve lived in those years. I have a few friends who have recently celebrated (some reluctantly) significant birthdays. Age is not a big deal to me. It’s more about the life we have lived in those years than the time we count. You may beContinue reading “at any age or stage, your life matters”

timeless living

Aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.  1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 (ESV) Stand in line at the checkout, and the intimate details of people’s lives are exposed for allContinue reading “timeless living”

meet with Me

Come, the invitation reads. Meet with Me, the Spirit whispers. Today is unmarked brand new, teeming with possibility like the freshly fallen snow and I want to guide you through it Not from afar but closely beside You I love to listen to the sound of your voice the rhythm of your heartbeat as you beginContinue reading “meet with Me”

When the day goes awry

Today has not turned out to be the day I thought it would. Some of my work didn’t get posted as usual, helping meditate between a child and their emotions, and the unwelcome addition of fleas moving in on my cat has jumped my stress level beyond its usual for a Monday. There was oneContinue reading “When the day goes awry”

O Little Town of Bethlehem

O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight For Christ is born of Mary And gathered all above WhileContinue reading “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

Sunday Psalm: Prince of Peace

Into the storms of my life You enter with a mighty roar You announce to the heavenlys the Prince of Peace has arrived yet in all Your might You speak with such love and care right when i need You the most The wonder of it all lies not in Your might but in YourContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Prince of Peace”