Living a Life of Thanks

If you learn the art of daily thanks-living, you’ll be guarding your heart against hardness. Without it, you open yourself to spiritual decay.

How does someone keep their heart from hardening when bad things happen? They embrace the daily practice of giving thanks. I don’t know all the answers. However, I have seen thankfulness as a significant thread in the lives of many of my spiritual mentors. They all learned the benefits of living a life of intentional […]

Lest We Forget

It is Remembrance Day in Canada, a day where we honour the memory of those who lost their lives so we could have freedom. We also honour our current military on this day as well. Every year, the following is recited at Memorial sites in just about every town and city on November 11. “At […]

I Got a Question

Assume a question is coming from a heart that is genuinely curious and you'll find you have a lot more grace for those few who truly are just trying to be annoying.

I just watched a YouTube video from a channel I’ve watched for the last couple of years. (Roots and Refuge Farm) Jess is a homesteader and an avid gardener. She and her husband used to be in full-time ministry but now their ‘ministry’ is their farm and by using Youtube and other platforms, they educate […]

The Dark Side of YouTube

There is a dark side to YouTube and TikTok where manipulation reigns and where creators and followers create a toxic environment. Be a light.

There is a dark side to social media, especially on YouTube and TikTok. A toxic culture arises when the creator and viewer feed off each other. If a creator has a leaning toward narcissistic behaviour, they will give their followers a false impression that they are in their inner circle, that somehow they made it […]