Category Archives: PERSONAL

“Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it.” (1 Peter 4)

My year-end thoughts were pretty clear on a couple of things: I knew what I’d learned this year: to persevere in prayer, especially for loved ones who don’t yet know Christ; always keeping in mind that God answers/does things that … Continue reading

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Come in, sit down, pour out your heart.

My BFF painted a canvas for me–a huge one! She titled it “Come”, and there is soooo much meaning to it, and soooo much appropriateness, it’s wonder-filling. :P She mentions “harvest” in her explanation of the theme, and (by request) … Continue reading

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Voting

My mind is always boggled by politics. The candidates always sound great, each with their own side of the argument. And you just never know who to believe! That’s why I generally look to my various intelligent friends, and try … Continue reading

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forty-six

WORSHIP How wonderful to feel safe with you! “Without you, nothing makes sense”, but with you, everything does! Thank you Lord, for your rich provision of “these God-chosen lives all around”, such precious friends! *(NOTE: this is the day after … Continue reading

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The New Macho

Actually, it’s been quite awhile now, that we’ve been allowing our men to be “Mr. Mom”: my Dad knit baby sweaters for all us kids; my brothers always had to have their turn to wash dishes; my son had his … Continue reading

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Memories are made of this.

This photo was cropped to put here, and then later in the day I completely forgot, and couldn’t figure out what in the world it was doing there on my desktop beside the one fixed up to fit my facebook … Continue reading

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84 Blessings, counted.

No, I’m not going to list ALL of the blessings (written on little strips of paper) from my blessing jar for you. Some of them were “small” things, even though they meant a lot to me at the time. That’s … Continue reading

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Sunshine

You will not understand why this meant so much to me; unless perhaps, you’ve seen my Christmas tree in Toronto, with the sunlight streaming through the window and sparkling on its decorations. And if you understand that we can still … Continue reading

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FULL!

Full of soup and biscuits, full of amazement, full of thankfulness, full of pleasure! It was our pleasure to host a couple of missionary ladies for lunch. That’s what I’ll start with. The first girl (she seemed quite young) came … Continue reading

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My Christ-like Dad

Remember how Christ washed the disciples’ feet, and suggested that they should do the same: serve others vs being served? We were invited to my parents’ place for cards & supper yesterday, and my dad did a lot of serving! … Continue reading

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