“I don’t need Jesus! My shift is almost over,” giggled the cashier who was scanning my New Year’s Eve treats. She was right about one thing. Her shift was almost over. I had dashed into the nearest grocery store just before closing time to pick up a few last minute celebratory snacks for ringing in … [Read more...] about Who Needs Jesus?
“Do you think you can eat some breakfast this morning?” My husband and I gently urged our nine year old daughter to look at the hospital menu. “French toast sounds good,” she replied, to our delight. Looking at the options, we asked if she wanted berries and whipped cream with it. “Yes!” Was … [Read more...] about Whispers of Hope
My family loves to travel, and my husband often reminds me that anticipation is an integral part of the overall experience. Booking a spur of the moment cruise or snagging a last minute deal on flights just isn’t as fulfilling to him as planning and researching for months ahead of time. I suppose … [Read more...] about Waiting on God
“I’m running a bit behind schedule. Should be there in 5 minutes,” says the text from our realtor. Another Friday night of virtual house tours. It’s practically a family night tradition for the kids and I now. I try to check my rising nervousness, which has also become a custom during … [Read more...] about God’s House
Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.Blessed are the humble, for they will inherit the earth.Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they … [Read more...] about Beatitudes and the Lord’s Prayer
I have been in want of a loonie (our Canadian $1 coin) more times than I can count when stopping for groceries at No Frills. And shopping for a family of six with a little handheld basket is next door to impossible. But without that shiny gold coin, the big yellow carts are off limits. It’s an … [Read more...] about Learning to Listen One Loonie at a Time