what family looks like

Today is Family day here in Ontario, falling the day after Valentine’s. Which got me thinking about love and family. To me, there are three different types of family, which ideally represent the three main types of love: The family we are born into is meant to be our Agape love foundation. Agape love isContinue reading “what family looks like”

what is fueling your hope?

Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not grow faint.  Isaiah 40:31 Hope is fuel and passion fuels hope. Christine Caine How is your fuel tank? Are you running low from all the running around youContinue reading “what is fueling your hope?”

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 myContinue reading “pace or pursuit”

Hello, it’s Me

Like so many of you, I too have been enthralled by Adele’s song Hello. Everyone can relate to feeling disconnected from someone who love, who may not be returning our affection. The passion Adele harnesses as she sings it stirred me so, it brought her revelation that someone this song was really God’s song forContinue reading “Hello, it’s Me”

when you don’t quite have the best fit

For the past few years, I have struggled to find the best fit for myself in a pair of jeans.  I have more padding than I would like in my ab area, with a literal vs visual tush (basically flat) and fairly skinny legs. I have curves in the wrong places for the trendy typeContinue reading “when you don’t quite have the best fit”

wrapping Words

I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. John 14:18 12 short words. Unwrapping His promise. Encompassing the Father’s heart, the Present of Jesus, the Presence of Holy Spirit. God initiated. God with us. Embraced into His family. Present, wherever we are. Spoken by God to us. Wrap His words aroundContinue reading “wrapping Words”

come-passion

In an interesting unexpected conversation yesterday on the bus, I touched an aspect of God in a way I had not yet done in such a way before. As i was listening to the earnest young missionary from the Latter Day Saints speak about his church having the ‘living prophet’ and 12 apostles, I feltContinue reading “come-passion”

be the you God designed

There are a lot of things about me which I love. My ability to multitask My love of puns & fun My voice when I sing My love of music My eyes My curls (95% of the time) My feet My passion to learn My burning yearn for more of God When you add allContinue reading “be the you God designed”

stripping away the veil

You have been teaching me a necessary lesson over these past few weeks, God. I keep putting up veils to shield myself from seeing You directly. You Yourself valued being able to see us face to face so much You died on that cross to rip the veil, to make it clear You were approachable,Continue reading “stripping away the veil”