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Lyn Chaffart

Happy New Year!

2020 has come and gone, and we are celebrating the arrival of a new year, 2021. I don't know about you, but New Years brings about two completely different sets of emotions. I am either quite happy for a year and its troubles to end or saddened that the good things of...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 1: What IS Peace, Anyway?

Peace. It is a word that we so often hear, it is something we long for, yet it so often slips through our fingers. But just what is peace, anyway? According to the dictionary, peace is: - Freedom from disturbance; - Tranquility; a state or period in which there is no...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 2: Prerequisite for Peace

Last Saturday we saw that the difference between the world's definition of peace and the way God defines peace: While the world's peace is temporary, achieved by removing the symptoms of strife, we see that Jesus' Peace is a permanent tranquility, a state of mind that...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 3: Accessing Peace

On Tuesday we saw that the prerequisite for accessing Jesus' Peace is to give our hearts to Jesus. If you have never done so, we urge you to do so now. It is the only way to having that permanent tranquility, that peaceful state of mind, that is only achieved by Jesus...

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Jesus Peace: Experiencing the Peace of the Christ Child…ALL Year Long! Part 4: Is This Type of Peace…Even Possible?

Last Thursday, in Jesus' Peace, Part 3, we saw that if God is peace, then the closer we draw to Him, the more we can enjoy His peace. Thus the way to access Jesus' peace is to draw near to Him, to keep our hearts and minds focussed on Him, to make Him our refuge at...

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Boxing Day… Peace? Restoring the Joy of Christmas, ALL Year Long! Part 5

Christmas may have passed on the calendar, but the “holidays” continue. In fact, one of the biggest holidays in Canada is the day after Christmas, what we have dubbed, “Boxing Day”. This is akin to “Black Friday” in the USA, a time of year when you can procure the...

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My Shadow

The other day, I was walking from south to north on the rooftop terrace of the residence where I live. In front of me, I saw a very clear shadow. Every step I took forward, my shadow moved with me. As I turned and walked east, the shadow was on my left. The sun, high...

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