Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: God’s presence

Meditation Monday — Emmanuel is Here!

Christmas has arrived and we celebrate the reality of Emmanuel – God with us. Frankly, I can scarcely fathom the depth of His love. Imagine a love so compelling, so passionate, so unfailing that it motivated Him to clothe Himself in humanity and take up residence on earth. Yes, God became man and moved into the… [ read more ]

God's Word Meets Reality

In 10 days, I’ll board a Boeing 747 and fly to Romania where my husband and I will lead a team of 11 North Americans to minister among young adults living with life-threatening illnesses. This is the fourth time we’ve done this, and we can hardly wait to see our Romanian friends again. When our… [ read more ]


In previous blogs I’ve mentioned that my heaven-sent word for 2012 is joy. I had no idea how often Scripture mentioned it until now. It seems that every time I read the Word, it’s there. The latest popped up while I sat on a window seat overlooking the grounds of Capernwray Harbour Bible school on… [ read more ]

Why Christmas Brings Bliss to Me

Christmas week has arrived! We finally put up our tree and a few decorations yesterday, so things are lookin’ festive around here. This morning I rose early and sat on my favorite leather loveseat with Bible and coffee in hand. The tree’s lights cast a soft glow across the room. Ah, bliss! You know what… [ read more ]

The Cure for Anxiety

I’ve got a ton of stuff on my mind today. I’m thinking about my visit next week with a childhood friend who’s now in hospice, preparing PowerPoint presentations for seven speaking sessions, planning for an upcoming 5-week missions trip to Poland and Romania, spreading word about my new Bible study, and writing a couple of… [ read more ]