Blown Around

“So, my dear brothers and sisters, be strong and immovable. Always work enthusiastically for the Lord, for you know that nothing you do for the Lord is ever useless.” 1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:58‬ Whoa. That is a wicked, nasty wind out there. How do I know, you ask? I know because my mister decided it wouldContinue reading “Blown Around”

In Blows the Blizzard

““He directs the snow to fall on the earth and tells the rain to pour down.”‭‭Job‬ ‭37:6‬ ‭ I’ve double checked and triple checked the forecast. It still says snow. And lots of it. Enough to qualify for a winter storm warning from Environment Canada. High winds and plenty of the white stuff mean lowContinue reading “In Blows the Blizzard”

Plan B

“Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:18‬ ‭ I really, really wanted a baked potato with my pork chops. Not usually a challenge of epic proportions, you say? It is if you are camping and forgot the foil. It took a fewContinue reading “Plan B”

For Shame!

“May I be blameless in keeping your decrees; then I will never be ashamed.” Psalms‬ ‭119:80‬ ‭ I could feel it. The embarrassment, I mean. My cheeks were hot with it. I know I had that sheepish look in my face – you know the one. Baaaaa… On Monday mornings, each class at our schoolContinue reading “For Shame!”

Biking Blind

“But Jesus spoke to them at once. “Don’t be afraid,” he said. “Take courage. I am here! ””‭‭Matthew‬ ‭14:27‬ ‭ Pitch black. I didn’t know pitch black could be like that – so dark, the darkness almost grabbed you with oily fingers. I couldn’t find my bearings. My balance felt off. I tried to continueContinue reading “Biking Blind”

I Can’t!!

“When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭94:19‬ ‭ “I just can’t do it!” Brent was facing me across a chasm. He had stepped over it easily. I, however? The depth of the crevice was casting shadows that distracted my peripheral vision. Those shadows were very, very convincing. IContinue reading “I Can’t!!”