Posts filed under: Discipleship

Sharing the Harvest

He had worked hard and had been richly rewarded. The crops had been particularly successful. Harvest season had arrived, and he was getting ready to store the grain for the...

Running My Race, Straining Towards the Finish Line

Our first hand experiences and knowledge of the world has grown due to today’s greater capacity and efficiency in communication and travel. As a result, one could easily imagine that...

Remaining Silent, Until Speaking

I have a tough time remaining quiet. Even when I have resolved to remain silent, before I know it words can escape and be given life. One of my God...

Taking the First Step

We can all prefer to stay in the familiar, rather than pursue something that is different or novel. Even when the familiar is destructive and fruitless. As a counsellor I ...

Plans Interrupted

On my daily commute to and from work I used to drive by a salon that had a large sign outside their storefront, where each week they would post various...

The Garden

It is a quiet morning, fresh in its newness. The stillness embraces me, soothing my spirit. I stoop down, kneeling on the dew-moistened grass. I dig into the rich, dark...

Complaints with Recommendations

She stormed into my office and starting complaining. Furious with one of her students,  she began to angrily vent about the girl’s unacceptable behaviour in her class and what she...

The Write 31 Days Challenge

I have decided to take up the challenge of #Write31Days! The #Write 31 Days challenge is an invitation to writers and to members of the @fiveminutefriday community to write a...

Walking in Each Other’s Shoes

She looked at me from across the group of women and said, “What do you know, you have red shoes.” Initially, I was taken aback. I was caught off guard,...

The Creed to Live by in This Chaotic World

I think it would be fair to say that most of us have short sayings that help us to navigate our lives. These expressions reflect a guiding principle that help...