I am attempting to post from the hospital room of my eldest son 9 hours away from home. My heart is split in two as my next oldest has to deal with hard stuff and I am not able to be with both of them. Josiah was having fun sledding with his school pals on […]
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When we had six kids under the age of 10 I thought life was pretty nuts. We had so much going on at that point and I thought I might be crazy…and I was a little. In the midst of having babies and kids with conditions and medical needs we were fully involved in ministry […]
My word for 2015 was RECLAIM. Perhaps it should have been OBSTACLES, because that is what this year has felt like, one obstacle after another! I am quite thrilled to close the books on this year and begin a new chapter. Perhaps, OVERCOME could be added to the list of words for this year. Josiah […]
And here I am far too far away from my babies when I learn of a disaster that has befallen another that could just have easily been me. In Alberta a family is without three girls today. Drowned in grain. Every farmer’s nightmare. It was almost my nighmare. My oldest, just a few year’s […]
Yesterday we talked a little about shame and disappointment coming from a mistake or poor decision that we’ve made. How about when that poor decision is disobedience towards God? What do we do when we feel like God is disappointed with us? This is a hard one isn’t it? We like to think about God […]
So what happens inside when YOU cause the disappointment. You miss the appointment. Forget the birthday. Burn the dinner. Pay the bill late. Overdraft the account. Don’t lose the weight. (or gain it back) Procrastinate the project until you have to rush and don’t do as good of a job. For many of us, we […]
This post was originally going to be a post and then I got brave and told our pastor that maybe I had something to share …. sometime. I told him that after the service on Sunday, on Tuesday he called and said, “How about THIS Sunday.” After a small panic attack and several phone […]
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