I lugged the heavy bins down the attic stairs, one at a time. Once I got them into the bedroom, I carefully opened the lids and peered inside. Mounds of clothes stared back at me. They were all shapes, colours and sizes. There were clothes from when I was at my thinnest just over … Continue reading Letting Go
As the grizzled old prospector walked towards his rundown cabin, a small object on the ground caught his eye. He stooped down to get a closer look. It was a tiny blue bead, evidence that someone had lived here long ago. He picked it up and rubbed it between his fingers thoughtfully. How many others … Continue reading Searching for Gold
I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart. (William Shakespeare) On Thursday, I read a Bible passage that filled me with the faith to believe that a frustrating season of life was almost over. Two days later, when my circumstances hadn't changed, I got discouraged. "God, it's been TWO … Continue reading Are we there yet?
"It's not fair. Our life sucks." I flopped down on the couch and scowled at my husband. I then proceeded to give a litany of reasons why I thought our lives were so awful. "Remember back when we were both working and I had my amazing career?" I continued. "We could do whatever we wanted, … Continue reading The Secret to Contentment
(Exodus 32:1-4) There is an angry crowd gathered around the High Priest. Voices are clamouring to be heard. “Moses is long gone. He climbed that mountain to talk to God over a month ago. Face the facts! He’s not coming back. He’s probably dead. We need a back-up plan.” “Yeah! We should have reached the … Continue reading The Golden Calf and Its Aftermath – Part 1
Today’s post is short and sweet. Sometimes, I can't believe how much life has changed. I was trying to figure out why, and my conclusion is this: You’re not free to love when you have sin in your life. It doesn’t matter what kind of sin it is, it still puts walls around your heart. … Continue reading Short and Sweet