The Bible tells us not to worry. Not about clothes or food or finances or your life or your body. Do not worry about anything. This week marked eight years since I finished treatment for breast cancer. In the immediate days following, I saw my surgeon for intense back pain. He nodded his head sadly … Continue reading Do Not Worry
And yet, to be near water, for many, is to experience peace, something our world desperately needs more of.
Quarantine. Such a bizarre word for the way in which we are now living. I’m glad I’m with these two. I can’t imagine being locked in with people who are at odds with each other. What I can imagine is how chaotic and hateful and hectic and stressful and scary it’s getting for some. And … Continue reading Quarantine
As the longest March break in recent history has only just begun, how can parents cope with, and dare I say, enjoy the extra time with their children? Many organisations are coming to the rescue with free online resources. Parents are reaching out to other families with ideas and inspiration. Social media is providing unlimited … Continue reading Fun @ home
I homeschooled my kids for six years and some of my best memories are from that time. I say that to encourage parents who are now thrust into the world of home education due to school closures and may be finding it a bit daunting to say the least. At the time that we started … Continue reading Homeschool time
Christian youth, I’m talking to you today. You’ve made a commitment to Jesus, no matter what the cost. You’ve tried doing things your own way and discovered His way is far better. Or you’ve been raised in a Christian home and have decided, for yourself, that you want to commit the rest of your life … Continue reading A message for young Christians
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The thought running through my mind lately is “be a little kinder than you need to.” I say it to myself when I need the reminder, because sometimes it’s not the first thing on my mind. But it’s on my mind so much because I see it in others. Lately I’ve encountered people that have taken the time out of their day to be a little kinder than they really needed to and it made all the difference. Life is hard right now, for a few reasons, but a lot of it is circumstances that are out of my hands, and it takes a toll on a person. Even a comment like how my hair looked good in a bun (a messy bun that took little to no effort) was enough to make me smile when things weren’t going the best. And it made me think of how easy it…
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Fresh snow Skiing on a trail through the woods with only the sound of the wind in the trees and the singing of birds offers time for the quiet contemplation missing so often in the noisy busyness of life. Out here there is no rush, no deadline, no expectation beyond reaching the hill in the … Continue reading Perspective
Released by Word Alive Press on Jan. 15th, the first in the Forged in Flames trilogy. Official launch on Wed. Jan. 29, 2020 at the Timmins Public Library from 1- 8 pm. Hope to see you there!