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”

Sunday Psalm: in the depths

In the depths where we hide our hearts the deep cries are made In the heights of Heaven Your tears at our plight were great For You so loved us all You decided to send part of Yourself to meet our need with the gift of Your son merged with our DNA Such depth toContinue reading “Sunday Psalm: in the depths”

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”

free to be

Today is Canada Day, and Independence Day for our neighbors to the south is fast behind. These dates remind me of the cost of freedom. Much blood has been shed, and even more prayer, hope & dreams invested in freedom around the world. And yet, we still have slavery, prejudice, racism & hatred in theContinue reading “free to be”

resident

Resident: noun; a person who lives somewhere permanently or on a long-term basis. Reside: verb; 1. have one’s permanent home in a particular place. 2. be situated. 3. (of power or a right) belong by right to a person or body. Beloved, did you know God wants you to live, to reside with Him always? Continue reading “resident”

hedgeaway Home

Yesterday, I startled a sweet little bird as I took my Nordic poles out for a spin.  Like the giant to Jack, I must have appeared a formidable threat. Before those of you who have met me laugh too hard at that thought, I don’t mention it because of what I did, but rather whatContinue reading “hedgeaway Home”

running for or to your life

I don’t think you’re running away. I think you are running for your life. #TheMercifulScar Are you tired of running for your life? When we try to run from our troubles, we end up running for our survival. Everything we do, our whole life becomes incorporated in the run. Running for our life implies weContinue reading “running for or to your life”

when the ground is shaking

Your work schedule has drastically changed, illness has suddenly inconvenienced you, the bills keep getting higher, and the weight of it all makes you feel like you are on shaky ground. Maybe, just maybe, you are like me. You can carry too much on your own shoulders, and all it takes is one shift ofContinue reading “when the ground is shaking”

in habit

As I was walking & worshipping early this afternoon, I was reminded by Martin Smith how God inhabits the praises of His people (Psalm 22:3). I find that when I am intentional with my praise, I feel closer to God. If He lives in, He inhabits our praise? Praise should become our habit! God waitsContinue reading “in habit”