Be Diligent in Prayer

My mind has been on the topic of prayer a lot this year. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I do pray continually.. I am in conversation with God throughout the day; giving praise, asking forgiveness, asking for help... Continue Reading →

A Focused Faith

I've always wanted to wear glasses. I just love the look of them; like jewelry for the face. Sadly (I say that lightly), I had great eyesight. That is, until I hit my late thirties and suddenly couldn't see too well into the distance. It was blurry and out of focus, especially at night. My... Continue Reading →

Put on Jesus

I've been thinking about what it means to 'put on Christ'. ... it is already the hour for you to wake up from sleep, because now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. The night is nearly over, and the day is near; so let us discard the deeds of darkness and put on the armour of light... put... Continue Reading →

He is Faithful

Eight years ago, my husband and I sold our home and moved with our then three-year-old son into an apartment. We had both recently come to faith in Christ and felt led to make some drastic changes in our lives. God told us we were not on the right path. We had a lot to... Continue Reading →

He is So Good

I love listening to worship music! It is such a big part of my faith walk. I always find so much encouragement from a song of worship and praise. I often wake with one playing in my head which sets the tone for my day. And then someone usually comes to mind who needs to... Continue Reading →

Remain in Me

I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5 ESV This month, I'm reflecting on abiding in Christ. I'm doing this creatively by using the February faith art box from  Creative Retreat Kits (referral... Continue Reading →

Measure of Success

How can we determine if we're succeeding in life, and with all the things we are attempting? I'm still thinking about my focus word for the year - Flourish. What I've learned so far is that God wants me to thrive in response to His word and ultimately for His glory. Now I get that... Continue Reading →

Believe and Flourish

My focus word for the year is Flourish. .. to grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly favourable environment.Dictionary.com Last year, I chose Grace and turned it into the phrase Bloom in Grace. So, clearly, this idea of growing has been my mindset for a while.... Continue Reading →

God’s Plans Are For Good

It is so satisfying to look at my daily to-do list and see all the items checked off! I feel so productive, so put-together, and like all is right with the world. However, when the list is mostly unchecked at the end of the day then I feel the opposite - life is chaotic, nothing... Continue Reading →

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