Patience and Compassion

Patience and Compassion

On Thursday Morning I was a bit slow to rise. Ever been there? Ever felt so battle weary and discouraged that you struggle to rise to your feet? I'm going to take a wild stab in the dark that I'm not the only one.  Nevertheless, here's a lovely bit of encouraging push: Those who trust [...]

Rain

Rain

Sometimes the rain is refreshing Sometimes the rain is a blessing I don't want to rush outside today Inside I'll rest, revive and pray. March 20, 2021 Tina W. Hope, Patience, and Faithfulness. "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer."Romans 12:12 "Then I will give you your rains in their season, and [...]

All The Buzz

All The Buzz

It's BEEn a while since any bees have made an appearance on my blog. Bees are important; they help trees to bear fruit. Here are some photos that I've taken over the years of these fuzzy fliers. The bee facts were sourced from Ontariohoney.ca "Bees have five eyes - two compound eyes and three tiny [...]

Patience

Patience

It was time to get ice cream and fries again. As we pulled out onto the road I noticed the blue sky and wonderful white clouds. Off in the distance a perfect row of clouds caught my eye. I pointed them out to Andrew. Then as I looked out my passenger side window I said, [...]

Senryū (Practice)

Senryū (Practice)

"Senryū (川柳, literally 'river willow') is a Japanese form of short poetry similar to haiku in construction: three lines with 17 morae. Senryū tend to be about human foibles while haiku tend to be about nature, and senryū are often cynical or darkly humorous while haiku are more serious." (Source: Wikipedia) Senryū (Practice) Senryu is [...]

Slow Progress

Slow Progress

One of my biggest problems is patience. I can be quite patient with people, but when it comes to personal progress, especially when I feel that progress is sloth slow, I'm not so patient. Don't even get me started on set backs or feeling as if I'm going in circles. Most of my problems stem [...]

Faith and Patience

Faith and Patience

Faith and patience go hand in hand. It takes time for things to grow. Thankfully God doesn't leave us unattended. He remains our gardener and He is with us always. Those who believe in Jesus as their Master Gardner recieve the Holy Spirit who helps us to understand Scripture, comforts us, teaches us and gives [...]

Love and Patience

Love and Patience

Being creative and chipper through the Winter months is going to be more difficult than I realized. Difficult? Yes. Impossible? No. Why am I so determined to keep an even keel? Does anyone else maintain one? Nope. So what's my motivation? I know what it is. It's what it always is: love.  The problem, however, [...]