She often asked her sister “How do I give thanks in EVERYTHING“? It seemed too hard. Not quite right. She wrestled with it. I mean, some things don’t seem worthy of thanks. Like prison walls and tired feet. Aching, tired feet, limping with each step. There was lots to be thankful for … [Read more...] about Gratitude in Brokenness
The other evening as the sun was just starting to set I went for a walk on a path by my house. The air was warm, the silence delicious. I walked fast after a long day cooped up at home, my body almost giddy with the chance to move. The wildflowers grow in abundance along this trail - Queen Anne’s … [Read more...] about Love Song for a Saviour
On summery August mornings I can smell, see and hear the signs of fall - fallen leaves, honking geese, and crickets singing. I used to really love fall, and I’m not saying I don’t like fall now, but I do accept it with less fervour than I used to. Chunky pumpkins, brilliant leaves in shades of … [Read more...] about God in the Fall
Habits of a Transforming Heart: Surrender This article is part of a larger series called Habits of a Transforming Heart. You can see the other articles in the series here: Part 1: How CanI Really Change? - SurrenderPart 2: How Will God React to My Mess? - StaringPart 3: Why Can’t I Stop … [Read more...] about How Can I Really Change?
Women are incredible. We are wives, mothers, daughters, sisters, volunteers, employees, business owners, students, friends… just a never-ending list of roles, relationships, and responsibilities. I am constantly amazed at how the women in my life are able to juggle all these and to love on their … [Read more...] about Stop the Competition
This article is part of a larger series on The Peace Prayer of St. Francis. You can read other entries here: Where There is Hatred, Let Me Sow LoveAn Instrument of PeaceWhere There is Darkness, Let Me Sow Light Despite the pandemic and all of its restrictions, this summer was delightful. I … [Read more...] about Where There is Doubt, Let Me Sow Faith