When I was a little girl, my family would drive every other summer from our home in Nova Scotia to visit family in the United States. One of my favourite parts of the 3 ½ day trip was when we reached the Pennsylvania turnpike tunnels – a series of long tunnels on the highway that traveled through … [Read more...] about Janel, 41, Pastor
Sometimes, it's hard to believe that God even sees us. At least it is for me, and I am certain I'm not alone in this. After all, we are so small and insignificant in comparison to the sovereign creator of the universe. Why would He pay any attention to us? Who am I to expect that God would bother … [Read more...] about He Sees The Sparrow
One of the things I like most about our having moved "a bit more country" is watching our kids explore nature in their own backyard. Recently, my husband took our kids through the process of making maple syrup. It started last fall with lots of research and a hike through the woods to mark the … [Read more...] about Sweetness to Come
You didn't want heaven without us So Jesus, You brought heaven down My sin was great, Your love was greater What could separate us now? Death could not hold You, the veil tore before You You silenced the boast, of sin and grave The heavens are roaring, the praise of Your glory For You are … [Read more...] about What a Beautiful Name
I could hold on I could hold on to who I am and never let You Change me from the inside And I could be safe I could be safe here in Your arms and never leave home Never let these walls down But You have called me higher You have called me deeper And I'll go where You will lead me Lord ~ All … [Read more...] about Higher and Deeper or Trivial and Superficial?
"Mommy, I love you more than the history of the whole universe." This is what my six year old daughter told me as I gave her a bedtime snuggle recently. Obviously, I can't really quantify her love from these words but I know it is the deepest biggest love she can express. I have replayed her … [Read more...] about When Love is Never Second Best