“He was despised and rejected by men, A man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering.” Isaiah 53:3 NIV The faint sound of an infant’s cries, intermingled with the bleating of sheep, draws you toward the opening where the flickering of lantern light emits. The air, pungent with the lingering scent of animal waste, dampness and … Continue reading Advent – Week 3
It was a deliciously quiet and restive moment of reading in our usually hectic week when my husband and I were startled by a loud bang. Swivelling our necks in unison toward the row of family room windows, we saw a small object drop to the ground. Birds often fly into our large living room … Continue reading Precious
Out of the pitch black of a hidden chamber, within the large cavern, the bristle-haired spindly legs slowly tapped out unseen by the young couple. The beam from their flashlight could not reach far enough to see the abnormally huge bulbous body that those legs dragged out behind them. As the giant radiation mutated black … Continue reading Shields Up!
One Kind Word
It was Christmas Eve, and I was excited our little family was going together to the evening service at church for the first time. After running around, making sure my three young, rambunctious boys were dressed in clean dress shirts and pants, I had taken time to preen myself, putting on makeup, jewelry, and my … Continue reading One Kind Word
Mi Ancle (My Anchor)
Fifteen years ago I went on a mission trip to Mexico with my son and the youth group at our church. We took some cursory Spanish lessons before we left; enough to get us by. At one point in our visit we were having a church service outdoors at a waterpark. Our group was helping … Continue reading Mi Ancle (My Anchor)
I have 3 "mini" rose bushes in my garden that I have had for several years. They are different colours, red, pink and an orangy peach colour. The pink bush has struggled and our resident bunny has decided he likes its leaves! The red has done fairly well and produced your typical "mini" rose blooms. … Continue reading Bloom On