Babe, Man, Saviour

Lights glitter in the darkness….on the house across the street. Christmas songs play merrily….at the mall. The air is rife with anticipation….everywhere but in your heart and mind. Oh forlorn wretch Fighting darkness, Fighting the overwhelming urge to crawl back under the covers. Life feels overwhelming to you, Fear taking foothold You talk, you fight the best […]

Shifting sand

1. My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness; I dare not trust the sweetest frame, But wholly lean on Jesus’ name. On Christ, the solid Rock, I stand; All other ground is sinking sand. 2. When darkness veils His lovely face, I rest on His unchanging grace; In every high […]

WIP Wednesday & finding Mary

It’s the first Wednesday of a new month, where has the time gone?! My Work In Progress (WIP) post this month, has to do once again with my crochet projects (yes, I have more than one going), and the books that I should’ve read but haven’t finished (my bad). Crochet:   I’m on the second […]

Fear, Gideon & St Patrick

Do you have any bible characters that you can relate to? Ones that, when you read their story, that make you nod your head in empathy? I have a few of them. These days Gideon is my guy. Gideon, the guy who was hiding out in an old wine-press when God called on him. The […]

Jumping in the pool…or not….

It’s a bright and sunny day and my sister and I head outside for a dip in the pool. I climb the stairs to the wood deck my dad had built, sit down, and dangle my feet in the water.  Thus began the ritual of getting in the water. Bit by bit. Slowly so as […]

On living life fearlessly

 We live in a world that is well acquainted with fear.  It seems everywhere you look, there are more and more things to be fearful of.    There are wildfires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis and droughts.  And then, you also have bombings, shootings, robberies, kidnapping, piracy and the like.  Not to mention cancers, heart disease, […]

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