The waiting place

The Waiting Place…for people just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow to snow or waiting around for a Yes or No or waiting for their hair to grow. Everyone is just waiting. Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite or waiting around for Friday night or … [Read more...]

Mini-retreats with the Lord

With all that you have going on, why do you write?  Why do you blog daily?  Isn't it a burden? I've often been asked these questions and until recently, didn't ever have very good answers.  I love to write.  I love being able to speak into others' lives in meaningful ways.  I love the opportunity to be used by God to minister through the written word.  But what is it about blogging … [Read more...]

Conquering death – changing lives

"Living He loved me - Dying He saved me - Buried He carried my sins far away - Rising He justified freely forever - One day He's coming - O glorious day!" Until that glorious day comes, we can yet celebrate that He is alive and lives even today.  He is risen - He is risen indeed!  Death could not hold our Saviour and so we rejoice and follow a living God. But His resurrection is … [Read more...]

Same song, different verse

As I gazed out the window this morning, only one thought came to mind - "Seriously?!?!?  More snow?!"  Did the weather gods somehow forget it was April 19th and we've had snow since September?  Haven't we had enough of that white stuff already? Truth be told, I actually quite like the snow, but even I have had enough already!  Snow is glorious in the winter.  But it's way past time for … [Read more...]

Seizing opportunity

I admit it.  I've been moping a little bit lately. I know, I know - I shouldn't mope.  It's rather unbecoming, quite foolish, and highly ineffective.  Frankly, if one of my kids acted the way I have been lately, I'd have sent them to their room until they had a better attitude!  So I'm working on a much-needed attitude adjustment.  And to do that, rather than focus on what isn't … [Read more...]