Don’t tell God your plans. Hand him your pen.
I used to give God advice on how to run my life (from time to time I probably still do). But I’ve learnt a blank page in God’s hand is far more powerful than a full notebook in mine. And he can do so much more with one life fully laid down, than a thousand […]
When you ask, it shall be given to you
“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened”—Matthew 7:7-8 (NIV). Matthew 7:7-8 is often misinterpreted. Many who read this scripture […]
Waste places and the Garden of Eden
“For the Lord will comfort Zion, He will comfort all her waste places, He will make her wilderness like Eden, And her desert like the garden of the Lord. Joy and gladness will be found in it, Thanksgiving and the voice of melody.” Isaiah 51:3 We all have them you know. Places gaping in our […]
Puppy Love: Boomer and Belonging
Some months ago, my husband and I became the proud owners of a beautiful little 7 week-old Chocolate Labrador X German Short-haired Pointer puppy (pictured below). Our lives changed instantly. It was as though another child had come into our home as we adjusted to the needs and desires of the new addition. Since that […]