"...Thirty-Five years have passed since that summer, but I’ve never forgotten the lessons learned back then."
"...I was listening to Francis Chan recently, and he talked about how sometimes we put Biblical characters on a pedestal. We see them as larger than life, as somehow super human..."
Each autumn as leaves turn gold and burgundy, our conversations and posts turn to gratitude. For friends and family. For health and happy times. As I count my blessings, topping my list are, funnily enough, what I HAVEN’T received. Not only what I’ve been given, but what I’ve be spared from. Amazing graces… I’ve never... Continue Reading →
We are not out of the woods yet.....so to speak, as there are still challenges and opportunities and dangers ahead. As we have been facing a personal shift from the familiar (yes! we are moved!) it is clear that our security must be found not in favourable circumstances or preconceived conditions, but in our dependence... Continue Reading →
"I read this comment on FB the day after Mel died. “God tends to pick a nobody, to become a somebody, in front of EVERYBODY”. That sure sounds like Mel Stevens."
...On one occasion, he laced his fingers to make a platform of sorts for my foot. I stepped onto his hands and he gave me a boost—a big one. Up and over I went, landing on the opposite side of my horse.
"A nagging worry is like a rope drag obstacle in competitive trail events. The longer we drag it, the heavier it seems..."
...I was six years old the first time I put on ice skates. My sisters took me to the arena with a hand-me-down pair of white figure skates...
"God likes to see people do good things as well, but His focus is not on those actions alone it’s on the motivation behind them."