A Saskatchewan Spring

“…May he produce in you, through the power of Jesus Christ, every good thing that is pleasing to him. All glory to him forever and ever! Amen.”‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭13:21‬ ‭ Ah, the transformation! The bitter cold of winter, the north winds, the frosted windshields and icy roads giving way at last to sunshine, birds, and bees!Continue reading “A Saskatchewan Spring”

It’s Crunch Time

“But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed.”‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭53:5‬ ‭ Hear that? It’s the sound of cold. Snow behaves differently when it is this cold. It sounds different. It – crunches. Snap, crackle, pop. Hubby andContinue reading “It’s Crunch Time”

Frozen Over

“He hurls the hail like stones. Who can stand against his freezing cold? Then, at his command, it all melts. He sends his winds, and the ice thaws.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭147:17-18‬ ‭ Brrrrrrrr. You know when the windchill values are pushing closer to the -50 Celsius mark that you are frozen over. At these temperatures, our regularContinue reading “Frozen Over”

Nature’s Maternity Ward

“Who is the mother of the ice? Who gives birth to the frost from the heavens?”‭‭Job‬ ‭38:29‬ Mother Nature. We hear that term a lot, right? Which is why these words in Job are so interesting. See, God is replying to Job’s questions. Job had a lot of questions. He had lost his possessions, hisContinue reading “Nature’s Maternity Ward”

It Goes Both Ways

““Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.’””‭‭Matthew‬ ‭1:23‬ ‭ This is what the snow looked like this afternoon. Rather like a wee fuzzy polar bear, huh? Lumps and bumps and divets, all wearing a fur coatContinue reading “It Goes Both Ways”

We Must Be Rich!

“He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins.”‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1:7‬ ‭ Diamonds! They were everywhere. They were in the tree branches. They were in the bushes and grasses. They glistened from pathways and fields and creek beds. Even the weeds wereContinue reading “We Must Be Rich!”

When You Hit a Foggy Patch

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it.” John‬ ‭1:5‬ ‭ Last night, thick fog rolled in. Clouds kissing the very ground – how romantic! During the winter where I live, the phenomenon of fog produces something magical. Hoarfrost! It’s like a lacy combo of cotton candy and feathers –Continue reading “When You Hit a Foggy Patch”

Frozen Over

“We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.”‭‭Romans‬ ‭5:3‬ ‭ It froze last night. The ‘annual’ plants (those that live out their entire life cycle in one year) are toast. But the perennials – they can handle a little frost with a muchContinue reading “Frozen Over”