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Foundations

Foundations.  We all have them.  In Matthew 7:24-27 Jesus tells us that there are only two types of foundations – those built on the Rock (Christ Jesus Himself), or those built on sand (any other thing).  If we want to build anything that will last, Jesus says that we will need to build on Rock.  As Christians, we build…

Thanksgiving and Praise

Enter His gates with thanksgiving; go into His courts with praise.  Give thanks to Him and praise His name.  Psalm 100:4 (NLT) One of the things I’m learning is that thanksgiving and praise go hand in hand.  Individually they are a powerful expression of worship to the Lord; but offered together they are an unstoppable force in changing the atmosphere and creating space…

An Attitude of Gratitude

PollyAnna The Glad Game SO……..WHO’S HEARD OF POLLYANNA??? A BOOK (WRITTEN BY ELEANOR H. PORTER IN 1913), ABOUT A YOUNG ORPHAN – SENT TO A MISERABLE AUNT – WHO REJECTED HER AND DIDN’T WANT HER….  POLLYANNA DEVELOPED THE GLAD GAME (SOMETHING HER LATE DAD HAD TAUGHT HER), AND SHE CHOSE (!!!) TO SEE THE GOOD…

Choosing To Be Thankful

October is one of my favourite months.  Not only do the fall colours come out in all their beauty here in southern Ontario, but it is a month that helps us remember God’s plan for us –  In the midst of everything, to be always giving thanks. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 TPT He knows the inherent power…

Partnering with The Potter

When I first heard the song “Canvas and Clay” by Pat Barrett I was struck by the beautiful imagery of this line… “When I doubt it Lord remind me, I am wonderfully made.  You’re an artist and a potter, I’m the canvas and the clay.” Canvas and Clay, Pat Barrett God is constantly at work in…

3 Helps to Abundant Life

Three Things That Help Us Live An Abundant Life 1- Ask the Right Questions God loves when we ask Him great questions. Unfortunately, “Why” is often not a great question word.  “Why” is a victim word and God refuses to see us as victims – He lives in us how can we possibly be victims of…