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 to … More Take me away…

what a Word

Words have the power to bless, uproot, encourage, surgically impact or curse. Sometimes all in the same day. And when words are both your primary love language and part of your job, words can pierce far beyond the speaker’s intention. There is One, however, who knows the power of words. He not only inspired the … More what a Word

Intertwined

I love reading the Psalms. In fact, I am about to embark on reading the whole book for the 4th time in just over two years. As Eugene Peterson has said, the psalms encompass the whole scope of human life in one book. And I am about to read it again for the first time! … More Intertwined

pace or pursuit

Is the pace at which I am doing God’s work destroying God’s work in me? Bill Hybels There are days where I feel like I can’t catch my breath. One thing after another gets crossed off my to-do list, until I collapse on the sofa at the end of the night and wonder where my … More pace or pursuit

snapshots of thanks

Giving thanks doesn’t have to sound melodious or look beautifully wrapped in order to be genuine, or appreciated. God looks at the heart, and we should too. One of my children had a teacher when in grade 2 who positively impacted me in this area. I may have mentioned how she referred to each child … More snapshots of thanks

snapshots of thanks

Giving thanks doesn’t have to sound melodious or look beautifully wrapped in order to be genuine, or appreciated. God looks at the heart, and we should too. One of my children had a teacher when in grade 2 who positively impacted me in this area. I may have mentioned how she referred to each child … More snapshots of thanks