“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?
“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
Finding God in ordinary places Part 4 I always made home my first mission field. I read every Bible verse I could find on being a good wife and a good mother. I had high expectations of myself. I struggled for perfection. When I made even the smallest slip, I would condemn myself. I would be so … [Read more...] about Failure and Forgiveness
As I write this, I am driving with my family across a vast, wintry prairie. Aside from the narrow strip of bare pavement straight ahead of us, the entire landscape is pure white. And there is really no definite horizon where the snow-stuffed clouds meet the snow-laden fields. Saskatchewan’s living … [Read more...] about Nowhere To Hide
The article below is written by Erin and the same story of grace and true wellness as the video. It is very close to the content of the video but is not an exact word for word transcript. I used to think true wellness meant doing everything well — juggling all the balls, keeping those pesky … [Read more...] about What is True Wellness? Erin, Unlikely Grace
With every turn, my GPS is taking me further from the highway, bouncing over ever-increasing potholes. I’m now navigating backroads in a corner of my home province that I’ve never been to before, heading to a secluded beach house for a week-end retreat. I’m a bit nervous. What … [Read more...] about Gifts and Grace