why’s

We don’t always take a close enough glimpse at one person in the Christmas story whom I can relate to the most. Because like me, Joseph appears to have wondered at the whys of Jesus. Why, Mary? Why Mary?! Why this way, God? Why now? Why me? Why? ‘Why’ is a question we can all seeContinue reading “why’s”

remember

It is Remembrance day in Canada today.  I am so thankful to our soldiers who pursue justice at great cost to themselves, some even to death, to take a stand for freedom and to protect people in need. I have met a few over the years, and each one was changed after having served. BothContinue reading “remember”

Sunday Psalm: Bless the Lord

Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all His benefits. Psalm 103:1-2 NIV Oh the thousands of ways I could bless Your Holy Name as I look back at my life, the one I have had only because of Your hands. All I have comes fromContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Bless the Lord”

Community revisited

Originally posted last spring for my church’s blog, however with the upcoming online Remade Community group kicking off this Monday, I have been revisiting what He has been teaching me about unity, and community. May you too be blessed by seeking greater unity with Him, and entering into deeper community with the Body. Like theContinue reading “Community revisited”

God is…Faithful

Faithful. We don’t often see faithfulness as a quality to be admired in our culture today. In our rush to satisfy our own needs, we forget how it honors God when we show honor and put one another first. In Joshua 2, we see how God proves faithful to His people, and how He isContinue reading “God is…Faithful”

Sunday Psalm: Your Presence

You opened the door You became the Way You draw me in You invite me to stay Your Presence all i want Your Presence all i desire Your Presence calls me close Closer to Your Presence Holy Holy Holy Lord All Honour belongs to You Alleluia Alleluia Jesus All the glory is Yours Worthy WorthyContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Your Presence”

motivation matters

We are the people of busyness, aren’t we? Life has become faster paced with the addition of increased technology & connectedness in our world. You can now have 24/7 access to almost any topic of interest around the clock. With email & cell phones you can be reached world wide. We need to unplug fromContinue reading “motivation matters”

when mothering hurts

I have not always had the relationship I enjoy now with my mom.  We have both had to work hard at forgiving one another & leaving the past behind to enjoy our current relationship. She is  a treasure i continue to enjoy getting to know better. 🙂 Nor has being a mother always been smooth sailing.Continue reading “when mothering hurts”

honor on her

This week we will be visiting my hubby’s mom for mother’s day. We speak fairly regularly by phone when we can, however in order to show her honor we don’t visit too often. Here is a hard lesson I have learned about honor. We can honor a person without honoring their choices. My mother inContinue reading “honor on her”

Community Chatter

Relevant Magazine recently posted an interesting article (6 Things Every Strong Community Needs) that got my brain pondering: Community Here are their six headings, and my comments. Intentionality Sometimes we have to purpose to become community. And other times, it just happens. This can happen in school, work, church, or your neighborhood. You may haveContinue reading “Community Chatter”