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 [...]

First Thirst

First Thirst

Lord, the world is so full of beautiful things The sights and sounds of all that life brings How quickly we adore created things Before the one who brought all into being. Lord help us to remember what must come first Bind our hearts to Yours and teach us to thirst For the things that [...]

Every Morning

Every Morning

I've been under the waves Straining to swim Fighting the current And reaching to win. Some days I grow weary My vision grows dim But you are my eyes, Lord When there's turmoil within. Your mercies don’t cease They're new at days dawn What will the tide bring When I can't carry on?  There's always [...]

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 [...]

Praise

Praise

Praise The expression of approval or admiration for someone or something. Does Jesus have our approval and admiration? This is a great question! If He doesn't then we have to ask ourselves, why? What are we missing?  To be honest, I've really been struggling with praise. As I've been so all over the place physically and [...]

Weathered Patterns

Weathered Patterns

Overcast "The rain is hard to take" She observed, "...when you've been worshipping the sun." "Yes, but tears are better than laughter, my child, for they promise a better sum." "Then let me rejoice in pouring rain with my arms raised high in praise. For I know You bless the broken ground once it's softened [...]

An Encouraging Day

An Encouraging Day

April 21, 2020 Today has been one of my better health days even though it started off really rough. I woke up feeling unwell, a bit glum and frustrated because I hate waking up feeling so run over.  I was certain that this was going to be another one of those days where I'd accomplished [...]