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All things are possible with God!


Plan “A”…or Plan “G”?

As many of you who have been reading this post for a few months can probably already guess, I am a type "A" personality. I prefer to be a well-organized, I like to make plans well in advance, and because I am well aware of the fact that things don't always go as...

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The Hill

"So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the Lord your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you." (Deuteronomy 31:6 NLT) "Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil,...

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The Power of Praise 

We have often heard it said, preached from the pulpit, sung about, etc., that we are supposed to praise God in the midst of our troubles. After all, isn't it a Biblical concept? "We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us...

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The many types of trees in the world can be simplistically placed into two categories: evergreens, which keep their leaves or needles all year long; and deciduous, which lose their leaves in the fall and do not put on new leaves again until the spring. What does this...

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Praise and Thanksgiving 

It's not always easy to praise God when our lives are congested with an overabundance of trouble. Perhaps you find it easier to offer praise and thanksgiving when the wheels of your life are gliding over smooth, freshly paved highways and all is well with your soul....

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The Wrong Wolf 

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." (John 13:34-35) Ever since I was a boy, I have loved and...

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Cleaned Up

"You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you." (John 15:3 NIV) As an avid gardener (in season), I enjoy all the Bible references comparing human life to plant form. I can picture God's words as seeds falling amongst stones or weeds and not...

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St. Matilda’s Church

I don't like graffiti. It seems that you can't go anywhere anymore without finding the walls of public places covered in this version of modern art. Now I will agree that some of it is quite tastefully done, and some of the artists obviously have quite a bit of...

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Walking by Faith

For the most part, the trail along the banks of the Crowe River near Mamora, Ontario, was wide and level, with plenty of ground between the edge of the trail and the edge of the river bank. There were places, however, where the trail narrowed and sloped towards the...

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Traveling is fun. You get to see beautiful things and meet wonderful people, and you are able to relax, to exercise and eat good food; all without the normal stresses of being at home and running a household and family and job. Traveling provides a nice little...

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Alone in the Valley

"I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you."(John 14:18 NIV) Let's face it. There are times, when we walk through situations and seasons in our lives, when we are lonely. We even feel very much alone. No one is exempt. It's just part of life. I recall...

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