Posts filed under: Faith

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 ...

The Best Invitation

When we are exhausted, how do we find rejuvenation in a world that spins on warp speed and multitasking? When our minds are whirling and cluttered, how is it possible...

A Warm Cloak for a Winter Season

After facing persecution, he had been arrested and was now imprisoned. One can only imagine the sparse, bitter, reduced conditions of his existence. While in prison he wrote a letter...

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...

Truth Telling

He stared at me. He leaned across the table towards me and asked, “Are you saying she is prejudiced?” I was caught off-guard by my brother’s frank question. I hesitated....

Holding Things Loosely

Hold on. Hold hands. Hold close. Hold back. Hold tight. We have a tendency to grasp too tightly. Especially when something has captured our hearts. Such as when we love...

The Power of Story Telling

The 1500 students would start to get restless. They would become distracted and fidgety, especially if the assembly dragged on. Yet, the moment he started to read, as he did...