Faith is an ongoing orientation of the soul towards God. -Brian Zahnd It was the beginning of December and I was getting the boys ready to go pick out our Christmas tree. My husband called and said he was leaving the office and we would meet him at the tree lot down the road. Of course we … [Read more...] about Orientation of the Soul
When I was a young girl, still sleeping across the hall from my parents, I had a love affair with my Bible. Every night under the dim light of my clip-on bed lamp I read from my NLT with the black leather cover and the silk ribbon down the middle. I underlined and highlighted and scribbled in the … [Read more...] about Search Me Lord
For most of my life, I felt less than. Especially when I compared myself to others (like I know I shouldn't). I was never one of the popular kids. I was bullied. I wasn't thin or strikingly beautiful like many of the other girls. I felt that I wasn't good enough or smart enough for anyone, let alone … [Read more...] about Shelley, 49, Educator
Not long ago a question was posted on the Well Christian Woman Facebook page: “What does true wellness mean to you?” I commented on that post by saying “True wellness to me in realizing who I am in Christ. Working on not allowing the world's views and opinions guide me and influence me but … [Read more...] about Am I Well?
by Tricia Wilson When I look back at my childhood, there are so many interesting and exciting memories. I spent a great deal of my childhood traveling, whether it was moving to a new province with my father’s job, or spending time with my grandfather on his traveling carnival. I was reflecting … [Read more...] about Plugged In
As I sat rocking my baby to sleep, I fell into my usual practice of thinking, praying… and getting distracted from my prayers with the next days' schedule. As I sat there I started thinking of how, as a busy wife, mom and woman, I can easily forget to stop and spend time reading my bible and being … [Read more...] about Mindfulness