find rest…

We are all looking for that soft place to land upon when we fall. We tend to keep ourselves busy to distract ourselves from the fact something isn’t right. We all need rest. And some of us need to stop running so we can find it again. Saying yes to some priorities means saying noContinue reading “find rest…”

wonder at Your ways

One of the most wonder-filled aspects to being Yours is seeing Your Promises come alive in my life. I love digging deep into Your Word, because not only do I find You there, I discover just how much You have done for me! This verse jumped out this morning. And I realized it was true.Continue reading “wonder at Your ways”

in His strength

Last night, I stepped out of my comfort zone and took part in a 12 hour worship burn…where we offered God praise and worship for 12 hours straight. Six teams, 2 hours each. As a vocalist, usually two hours is a good maximum for keeping your voice strong without too much strain. I had theContinue reading “in His strength”

all of You is more than enough

Yesterday was an interesting day. No matter what I did, the timing seemed to be just slightly off. I am sure you can relate. But I had a strong sense that everything was happening according to His timing, despite how I was feeling. Even when I had to head to the ER with my eldestContinue reading “all of You is more than enough”

Living Word

Your courage matters: that you pray instead of panic, love instead of hate, help instead of hide. Live a sermon people are dying to hear. -Beth Moore In light of all the war, terrorism and natural disasters, how to you keep hopeful and courageous in the storms? Quite honestly, left to my own devices, IContinue reading “Living Word”

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”

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”

lean into Hope

His timing is perfect. The Max Lucado quote above jumped out at me last Sunday night, again yesterday morning, and won’t leave me be. This morning, I awoke to the beginnings of a migraine. and this quote jumped back out to me, yet again. I choose to believe it’s God reminding me of the truthContinue reading “lean into Hope”

Do you overcome your problems or do you let them overcome you?

Some people are overcome by problems. Others overcome problems. -Max Lucado Which kind of people are you? Do you sink down overcome when things get tough or do you rise to overcome? Everything could overcome you if you let it, for this is an amazing world full of both wonder and wildness. Full of peopleContinue reading “Do you overcome your problems or do you let them overcome you?”