“He made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure ” Ephesians 1 :9 Life is filled with mystery. Nature itself is a mystery. We see this all around us and in our own lives. It takes many forms, all related to the mystery of our very existence. Though he […]Read More The mysteries of life are our teacher
I am making … streams in the wasteland – Isaiah 43:19 NIV In my last blog I talked about the wilderness test and suggested that God uses difficult seasons to prepare us for things ahead—things sometimes far greater than we could ever achieve without the pain we were walking through. But, Isaiah doesn’t end in […]Read More Future blessings surpass all expectations
My heart says of you, “Seek his face!” Your face, Lord, I will seek. Psalm 27:7-8 (NIV) The popularity of Facebook reminds me of our great desire to connect with a face that represents the life of a friend, a co-worker, or an acquaintance from years before. Facebook had more than 2.2 billion active monthly users in […]Read More The Original Facebook
Very early the next morning, Jesus got up and went to a place where he could be alone and pray Mark1:35 CEV. When I ask others about their greatest struggles for prayer, I regularly hear about obstacles such as distractions, dryness or doubts. If we aren’t already struggling with feeling worthy before God, focusing our attention […]Read More A Commitment Established
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths (Proverbs 3:5-6) I’ve watched with interest over these last seven months as my oldest daughter, having returned home, after another camping job overseas, now needed to find a […]Read More The Lord told me … I think!
Then you will know that I am the Lord, for they shall not be ashamed who wait for Me (Isaiah 49:23 NKJV) I love reading stories of men and women of faith. The reason I read the stories is because my spirit is encouraged and strengthened through the difficulties of life they went through with […]Read More For what am I waiting?
It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe Robert W. Service I love to walk. My preference, as you read from earlier blogs is coastal walking. Coastal walking combines beach and rock walking, sometimes technical and always challenging. I have walked many kilometres of coast near […]Read More Sand in my Walking Shoes