Thanks in the Morning

Have you ever been told you should thank God for everything that comes into your life, no matter what? Have you ever found it almost impossible to do so? With conviction, at any rate? Was it almost as if you were lying to God? There’s a good reason for that: God never said we should thank him … More Thanks in the Morning

To be like Jesus?

I had just come from Write! Canada, the annual conference put on by The Word Guild, an association of Canadian writers and editors who are Christian. It was a highlight of my year for many reasons, one of which was the morning worship time. My favorite song that year — the one that wouldn’t leave … More To be like Jesus?

Who’s Really Winning?

  With all the #WINNING hoopla started by Charlie Sheen’s shenanigans, one can’t help but ruminate on what it really means to win in this life. To my way of thinking, winning in life is important, and I can’t wholeheartedly subscribe to the “it’s how you play the game” theory touted when one loses some … More Who’s Really Winning?

To See Light

I’ve been enjoying a book of readings based on quotes from some of C.S. Lewis’ best loved writings. While the book has provided many “aha!” moments, I have also had times of something like despair wash over me. That confused me since there didn’t seem to be anything wrong with what I was reading. Now … More To See Light

That Good Part

It was ironing day, when I watch TV in the middle of the day. After crying over that Surprise Home Makeover show, I watched two different Bible teacher shows, one right after the other. They both talked about Mary and Martha, so I figured I’d better pay attention. 😉 Martha was frantic. Jesus had come … More That Good Part