Bountifully Blessed

As I was walking back to my home away from home this evening, I felt weary. It had been a mentally taxing week. Then I noticed the sun – a fiery, orange ball, slowly edging it’s way to the horizon. My hands itched to capture the moment, but my view was obscured by trees. I…

In the Blink of an Eye

It only takes seconds. In a split second, life can change. A sudden, blinding headache; an unexpected diagnosis. And the whole trajectory of your life changes. In the blink of an eye. It is so easy to get caught up in the busyness of this life. But at what cost? We are so busy going…

Missing Home?

I am away from home on business this week. And while I am comfortable in my accomodations, I am not settled. It just isn’t home. I long to go home. I long to be with my family. I long to be in my environment. I just can’t imagine staying too long. So why am I…

Don’t be Afraid to Ask

What child do you know, having been offered anything he or she desires, would choose not to get it? I’d be hard pressed to find one. What about you? Did you know that as adults, we struggle with that problem? You may disagree. What adult do you know who would pass up a chance to…

Tapping into the Source

Read the verse above. Which key words or phrases stand out to you? Three (3) grab my attention: 1. “Confidence that we have” – do we have confidence in God? Confidence is built on trust. Trust that God will work things out to our benefit. 2. “Ask anything” – nothing is off limits with God;…

God isn’t Slow – Part 2

We live in a world of the instant. Companies spend exorbitant amounts on research to develop products that appeal to our need for instant gratification. Then billions are spent every year getting those products in our faces. You can have what you want, and you can have it now. Competitors try to outdo one another…

What’s the status of your Cup?

One of my favourite “proverbs” from 2019 was “You can’t pour from an empty cup” which implies the need to take care of oneself; something I believe to be a necessity. In 2020 however, I am looking at the status of my cup a little differently. If I never empty my cup, God cannot keep…