A Place of Quiet Rest

Her cries pierce the night and I stumble to her room, body both aching to feed her and aching to sleep. I hold her close, too exhausted to open my eyes and then it’s her eyes that are closed and I’m awake. I sit for a long time, slowly rocking as I inhale her newborn … Continue reading A Place of Quiet Rest

Are You Missing Out?

“That day, the Spirit led him to the temple.” (Luke 2:27) He was old. Wrinkled. Grizzled. He probably wasn't much to look at. Just an average senior. You likely wouldn't think twice about him if you passed him on the street. But he had a big, crazy dream that he harboured in his heart. He wanted to … Continue reading Are You Missing Out?

Searching for Gold

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

Press On

So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. (Galatians 6:9) You stand in a sanctuary in which the presence of God is so thick that you can almost reach out and touch it. As you lift … Continue reading Press On