Those old hymns of my childhood still echo in my mind. Today, I’m meditating on “Jesus, I am Resting.” I love the thought of “resting in the joy” of who Jesus is. I hope you do too, and that these words encourage you.
A couple of days ago, my mom mentioned to me that she had an opportunity to share her favorite hymn with her Bible Study group. I’ve known my mother my entire life, but I didn’t know what her favorite hymn was, so I asked her to send me the words.
Every year I wear a poppy and observe a minute of silence on my birthday – that’s because I was born on Veteran’s Day, which is known in Canada as Remembrance Day. It’s an important day for me, not only...
In 2004, God opened our family to the idea of adoption. We were on a missions trip in Zambia (Africa) and fell in love with more than one orphaned child. We prayed: “God, if you want us to adopt, we are willing. Drop a child into our lap and make it clear.” I consider that the first prayer I prayed for her.
It was the day after my 34th birthday, and Mary Kassian’s message rocked my thinking. I was a feminist! The culture had infiltrated my mind way more than I cared to admit. God had some foundational repair work to do.