Silent Night

Silent night, Holy night All is calm, all is bright Round yon virgin mother and child Holy infant, tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace, Sleep in heavenly peace. Since becoming a mother, I realized that probably one of the most peaceful moments I ever had with each of my children was the moment IContinue reading “Silent Night”

Sunday Psalm: HalleYOUjah

As I’m reminded of all the wonders made by Your command, I arise from my seat to quickly take a stand I close my eyes and raise my open hands then Your praise shot forth as I began to understand, It’s all about You it always has and it always will be all about YouContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: HalleYOUjah”

O Come O Come Emmanuel

O Come O Come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel… This hymn may seem like it doesn’t fit in the category of praise, until we remember how its sometimes in our darkest days that we are able to experience God the most. When we encounter Him at our lowest, we cannot help but change our songContinue reading “O Come O Come Emmanuel”

Sunday Psalm: Adventure

From near and far You call Your own, from the outcasts You invite us Home. As the season changes and the time draws near You remind us to approach without fear O Come O Come God is with us Emmanuel O come rejoice lift up your voice Jesus is born Hallelujah The adventure lives onContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: Adventure”

Thanksliving

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 “Thanksliving”

let God love the hell out of you

Do yourself a massive favor and let God love the hell out of you. Then love yourself as much as He does. It will change your life forever. Kris Vallotton I needed this word this morning. I can so relate to what Kris Vallotton shared on his blog today: http://krisvallotton.com/what-is-your-love-lid/ Because I too try toContinue reading “let God love the hell out of you”

love in action

Agree with each other, love each other, be deep-spirited friends. Don’t push your way to the front; don’t sweet-talk your way to the top. Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Don’t be obsessed with getting your own advantage. Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand. –Philippians 2:2-4 MSG Living in communityContinue reading “love in action”

turn Him loose

Turn me loose, turn me loose, I gotta do it my way or no way at all… -Loverboy, 80s & 90s rock band When the road gets tough, our reactions reveal what is under the surface within us. There are three ways we respond when the storms are swirling and the waters rising… 1. WeContinue reading “turn Him loose”

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”

let His praise break out

Are you letting your chains break your praise or is your praise breaking your chains? -Word of Life Church Yesterday I almost let my praise be swallowed by my circumstances. Almost nothing frustrates me more at work than technical difficulties, especially after several hours spent getting them resolved. I was so irritated by the problem,Continue reading “let His praise break out”