Intentional Quiet Time

My daughter, Abbey, has discovered the importance of quiet time for her little children. Quiet time happens when they not tired enough for a nap but need some time apart from the normal busyness of the day. It is a settling time, a regrouping time, a pause or interlude, a

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Declaration for the Next Generation

As most of you know by now, I am a proud Nana to two sweet grandchildren, Nehemiah (3) and Rhema (21months). I pray for them often as I have prayed over the years for my own children, David and Hannah, Abbey and Ian. Last year I came across a great

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Baby Bird

Good morning ladies! We have lots of birds on our property since all the cats have been gone for a while now. It used to be rare that we would see any birds at all, and although we could hear them they didn’t come close. Now we have little yellow

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What’s in a name?

So what’s in a name? Names are a celebration not only of our humanity, but also a reminder of our individuality – that we are uniquely made in the image of God. –Dorothy Astoria I recently read 1 Samuel Chapter 1 and suggest you read it as well. For me

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Road Trip!

Summer adventures often involve some kind of road trip. Whether it is a trip to the cottage or a trip farther away for a vacation time, every trip sparks something inside of us. Traveling stirs up something, as we anticipate the fun, the adventure and even just work at enjoying

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Spacious Place

I am on holidays this week! Mark and I are at a cottage somewhere near North Bay with my younger sister, Gailie, and her husband, Frank. They rented the cottage and invited us to tag along. How wonderful is that! We really enjoy spending time with them, as we are

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Taking the Scenic Route

Hi Ladies!  Tom and I just got back from a peaceful holiday. We didn’t do a whole lot of anything except relax. Time just kind of stopped and we were able to enjoy reading, talking, and checking out new sights. We walked along the shoreline of the Saint Lawrence River,

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Get Your Hearts Right

Today I read 2 Corinthians 6 in the New Living Translation. This chapter is all about living in a way that doesn’t discredit our sweet Lord Jesus. It is kind of a wakeup call to righteousness. The words that popped out at me were we prove ourselves by our purity

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As the deer…

This week I thought that I would share with you something that happened on my morning bike ride to work. Usually I get up early to have a Morning Prayer walk with the Lord, but lately I have enjoyed biking instead. Although my house is a 20 minute ride from

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Jesus is the Centre

Tom and I are away on a mini vacation and he has been studying the book of Colossians. He pointed out to me the background of the book and why it was written, and we had some discussion around that. In the city of Colosse, there were numerous religious philosophies,

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