I love to give my friends meaningful presents, and I am always in pursuit of just the perfect gift! Case in point: a few years ago, one of my closest friends approached a milestone birthday. I wanted to honour her, not just because she was an amazing friend, but because she was someone I greatly […]
Allow Hope to Reign in 2023
May 2023 be a year of peace, joy, and hope. May we be grounded in the sure knowledge that no matter what lies ahead in the next 365 days, God will be our anchor, provider, safe harbour, hope, and encourager. We CAN do all things through Christ who strengthens us. He will guide us through […]
Sometimes, Courage is Needed to Wait
Psalm 27:14 (NASB) -“Wait for the Lord, be strong and let your heart take courage, yes wait for the Lord.” In Hebrew poetry, repeating words or phrases would carry the same weight as the English usage of bold font or italicising words we want people to pay attention to. And the phrase that David tells […]
What If It’s Going to be Better Than You Think?
There is a whole lot of speculation going on these days. Most of that speculation is fear-based. What if.. things get worse? What if… I lose my job? What if… food and gas prices continue to soar? I’d like to offer a few alternative what-ifs for you to meditate upon today. What if… …God really […]
A Christian’s Joy Is More Than a Giddy Emotion
Christian joy is not just a giddy, light-hearted, frothy emotion. Joy is meatier than that; it has substance. It girds us up and lightens our path even through the darkest of days. “The joy of the Lord IS our strength.” Joy is not born from our past, present or future circumstances. Joy is born from […]
Go! No Matter What Storms You Face!
No matter what storms you face today, reach out to God, and you’ll feel His light. But don’t forget to take that light to those in darkness. An excerpt from Seasons . I thought was appropriate to share again in today’s uncertain climate. If you TRULY can’t afford to purchase my books, let me know. […]