When Life Hurts

When Life Hurts

It only takes one moment to change our reality from going well to being in a situation we don’t wish to be in. It only takes one phrase to have us wish that we didn’t hear what was said or that we weren’t listening. The news about one person can completely reinvent...
Blow Up or Build Up

Blow Up or Build Up

Have you ever been in a situation where a conversation goes wrong? I have, more times than I would like to confess. You say something that you never expected someone to respond to in a negative way and things go from bad to worse in the blink of an eye. Most of us...
I Heard It – Believing without Seeing

I Heard It – Believing without Seeing

So many times in my life I have lived by, “I have to see it to believe it” yet there are many times in my life that I believe God calls me to “hear it to believe it.” In fact, I believe that this is what God has always called me – us to. It is a lesson I am...
Grateful Without Celebrating

Grateful Without Celebrating

While I am blessed to be a Canadian, I am not happy in this day and moment to celebrate all that Canada is and has stood for. Canada has afforded our family many reasons to give thanks. We have lived with great opportunity opened to us. I have been able to live a life...
Always Graduating

Always Graduating

And just like that my last born has graduated Grade 8! Where did the time go? How did the years go by so quickly. I truly don’t have any babies anymore! Both of my boys are now high school age. They are growing into young men faster than I can keep up. I must redeem...
God Says Answer Resolved

God Says Answer Resolved

As I was praying with a friend this week, she made a statement to God that really spoke to me. She said “God, our prayer is resolved on your end and pending in ours.” Wow! That is profound- I think. Are you in a season that you are waiting for God to reveal his answer...