When Third Winter Has You By the Throat

“Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again— my Savior and my God! Now I am deeply discouraged, but I will remember you…”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭42:5-6‬ ‭ Even those familiar with Third Winter can’t help but be frosted by it. Seriously. The sunContinue reading “When Third Winter Has You By the Throat”

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”

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!”