Happy Canada Day!! I am so happy to be a Canadian. I love my country and can’t imagine living anywhere else. Here are the top 10 things I love about my country! 1. I have been from one end of our country to the other and it is so beautiful and diverse. I love the […]
About LaniWith six kids, a farm, a ministry and dreams poking out in every direction I need plenty of grace to keep all the balls in the air. The sweet thing is that when I drop them, that crazy grace of God is there telling me I'm still okay...and you are, too...welcome to this place of grace.
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My marvelous song is 17 today. He is all growed up and huge! 🙂 (yes I am aware that that was a bad sentence) We celebrate with a birthday breakfast and family parties and all kinds of such things! We just finished breakfast and are heading out to a family reunion but I couldn’t resist […]
It’s Friday and the prompt for today has been wandering in my head all day. If you’d like to know more about FMF click on this button: Today’s prompt: In Between GO “It’s the time in-between…” This line comes from a song by Francesca Battestelli. It’s a lovely song about Jesus’ time in between […]
Sandra Orchard’s new book Deadly Devotion‘s plot line is focused on tea, truth and it’s set in Canada AND it’s a mystery – what’s not to like!!? I can’t help but endorse a fellow Canadian, however, you’ll want to grab a copy of the book for some great pool-side reading this summer! Kate Adams is […]
A few days ago I talked about getting hurt by your own gifting. But what about when you get hurt by someone else’s? I know this happens far too often. I’ve been in ministry since I was about sixteen and have had many roles. Teacher, director, leader, pastor, administrator, board member. I’ve seen a lot. […]
“Don’t put your macaroni on the wall.” “Take your laundry downstairs.” “Where is the receipt that goes with this entry?” “Is that your cute face?” “No, you’ve already had a treat.” “Tomorrow is a crafty day would you like to come over?” “Do we know how many attendees we can expect?” “How do I figure […]
What happens when that thing you’re gifted at comes back and bites you? One of my gifts is exhortation – the ability to counsel and advise people toward righteous living – however, when turned on myself I can point out what’s wrong with me faster than the proverbial speeding bullet. There’s nothing wrong with […]
Why do you say that? Watch what you say! Did you hear what I said? Yesterday afternoon we were privileged to attend the graduation of one of our youth group members who went to a boarding school this year. Something the speaker said really spoke to me. What you say to yourself is six times […]
Friday is here which means it is time for 5 Minute Friday. Scroll to the bottom of this post to learn more. My offering today on the prompt: LISTEN GO I have heard the strident sounds of jealousy, the monotonous tones of the dishwasher humming, the high notes of rain pinging on the roof, the […]
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