disappointment

It’s still there. That disappointment you have been trying to avoid bringing into the light. Thinking that if you don’t look at it, it won’t hurt as much.  Harbouring our hurts only deepens them. I have struggled with many disappointments over the years, and I have discovered the truth: each disappointment is the opportunity forContinue reading “disappointment”

married ever after

This morning, i had the privilege of attending the wedding between a former coworker & a fellow worship team member, both of whom I go to church with. It was lovely….with the couple obviously in love & desiring God to be the center of their lives. Once upon a time, that was me, and youContinue reading “married ever after”

what to do when you catch a glimpse you prefer you hadn’t?

Yesterday, I decided to walk around the mall I work in, and explore. As I work on the top floor in one of the professional spaces, I don’t see many of the other businesses, beyond the food court & the stores I pass on the set route I take to catch my bus. On myContinue reading “what to do when you catch a glimpse you prefer you hadn’t?”

better tomorrow today

I am a creative person, which can be a danger at times when I lose my anchoring. Spending too long dreaming about the future can hobble your walk in the present. We were meant to dream…but with the dreams God has for us to be dreaming. Dreams that awaken our soul’s deepest longings and desires,Continue reading “better tomorrow today”

maskheraid

…the grand facade, so soon will burn…. In Your Eyes, Peter Gabriel For 30+ years now, I have sung this song, one of my faves, especially the delicate remake by Nichole Nordeman. Today i heard another word in place of ‘grand facade’: ‘masquerade. And in that split second of awareness that can only come fromContinue reading “maskheraid”

look up

When I feel low, its usually because I have taken my eyes off of God. When God is in His proper place, and I acknowledge how big, strong, mighty my God is, I can’t help but look up to Him. Focusing on the problem makes it block out my view of God. It doesn’t meanContinue reading “look up”

bless from the mess

You catch way more flies with honey than vinegar. -Unknown I recently had a gear shift, or what you may refer to as an ‘aha’ moment. I have a few friends who are both teachers. My newest friend of the two finally felt she found the school she was meant to stay in, and wasContinue reading “bless from the mess”

better things ahead

When your life is filled with potholes, valleys and pain, its hard to see the mountains. But God, the eternal forever all powerful Provider Redeemer Restorer More than able Healer Lover of our souls Maker of heaven & earth Before all time promises…. We have good things coming. Good things are in store for usContinue reading “better things ahead”