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The Shade of God

Isaiah 25:4 says, “For You have been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shade from the heat.” 573 more words

Push Against the Rock

Once upon a time, there was a man who was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Saviour appeared. 438 more words


Comparing Ourselves to Everybody in the Whole Damn World

Map of the Mojave Rain Forest
11″x14″ acrylic on canvas

I was working away at the easel a week ago when I took a break and ran across an art news story that not only gave me pause, but stopped me dead in my pitiful tracks. 602 more words


Burnt Out

Do you feel like giving up? Tired and burnt out? It is a normal part of life to face these emotions. Life can be hard and disappointing, but where do we turn when we face difficulties? 351 more words

Christian Living

Pieces of Me

No, this isn’t a tribute to Jewel. Though that album was pretty awesome and I’ve been known to still jam out to it. And it was “Pieces of You” not “Pieces of Me” anyway. 828 more words

4 Ways to Fight Discouragement

Sometimes in life, we go through experiences which put us down. You really wanted that job but didn’t get it, you wanted to break a drinking habit but failed, you wanted to do something special for someone but things didn’t go as planned. 552 more words


The Power of Encouragement

‘Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up’.

Encouragement is the antidote to criticism. Both for the giver and receiver.

It takes less energy to be encouraging… 19 more words