[Listen to advice] September 2019 I woke up melancholy, troubled by a corroding friendship. Since my friend, Robert, passed away, I've had occasions where I miss him dearly. Robert would have known what to say. Thankfully, I know exactly what he'd say; he gave me these words years ago. He'd say, You have to stop … Continue reading Friendship Wrecked?
Part 1 can be found right here. [Change your hearts] As I was going over every possible place that mold could be hidden from sight, I thought of Laura Story's song "Blessings." Though I initially reacted with panic at the sight of mold, it turned out to be a huge blessing. August, September and October were … Continue reading Remedy for the Heart: Part 2
This is a follow up post to: White Mold [But a good person will always be safe] It's so ironic. (Or is it?) When I wrote "The House that God is Rebuilding" I never expected we’d encounter a literal problem within our dwelling: white mold. This piece was purely metaphor for how our hearts would … Continue reading Remedy for the Heart: Part 1
[Now to Him who is able…] The devil is good. (Wow, that's a misstatement!) What I mean is this: he's good at what he does. Confusion is the name of the game, and boy has he been trying to do a number on me. Guess what? Long-term, it's not going to work. Satan knows how … Continue reading A Maze of Confusion
[Get behind me, Satan!] We all know that words are powerful. We've been built up by them, and we've been cut down by them. One thing I know for certain is that the devil wants me to overthink and fret about what I write and share. I know that I'm not the only one he'd … Continue reading I Won’t Be Afraid To Be Me
[In this world you will have trouble] My heart is sinking. Why don't people listen? No, seriously...why? On Sunday it was Thanksgiving here in Canada. Neither Andrew nor I were feeling great due to our health problems, so Andrew almost went down for a nap a few hours before we were set to head out and … Continue reading White Mold
[So I spoke...] Hope is so important. How we view our present troubles makes all the difference. Paul, an apostle of Christ, understood this well as he wrote his letter to the Corinthian church. Below is one of Pauls most hope filled pieces of encouragement and council. He reminds the Corinthians to fix their eyes … Continue reading A Hope That Doesn’t Dissapoint