Family Day

Family Day

First up, I'll give you the scoop on my plans that didn't pan out. February 14-17 was the Great Backyard Bird Count here in Canada. I've never done this before, but I was going to give it a shot.  When the 14th arrived I peered out our window to see not a single winged thing [...]

Thankful

Thankful

Thankful So thankful that You're never silent But it took time to hear Your voice It took seeking  It took asking It took listening To have faith. Thankful So thankful that I'm not alone But it took seeing to understand  It took Your loving invitation Your sacrifice It took kindness It took trust and risks [...]

Fight Songs #2

Fight Songs #2

I felt my mood shifting last night... woke up depressed this morning. I can't listen to the usual music when I feel this way. I need fight songs. "Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our God."Psalm 20:7 Fireflight Wind can mean power.... God utilizes everything. https://youtu.be/I87im7jpUd0 [...]

Signs of Life

Signs of Life

I took all but one of these photos last Monday when the sunshine beckoned me out of our Hobbit hole. That's not to say that this suite is a hole. It's a very nice basement suite. However, we are partially underground. Thus, my dad refers to us as ground dwellers for good reason. Every year [...]

Processing: Striving

Processing: Striving

I believe that there's a beneficial type of striving and a fruitless brand of striving. When we're striving in our own strength we fight God. We don't have to. He's for us, not against us. Moreover, when we strive for our peace in Him we will find it. (Romans 8:6, John 14:27) I have to [...]

Woman or Beast?

Woman or Beast?

Andrew: "I think I hear a woman's voice." I listen… "Bark bark!" Me: "Um, that's a dog." Moments later I start laughing uncontrollably while he's trying to tell me a story. I couldn't stop laughing for a good long while. He had to phone his mom. He always phones his mom when I laugh like [...]