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Finding Peace

    “These will be his royal titles: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” ().     Yesterday a news broadcaster reviewed the past year’s many tragic headlines from North America and beyond. They told of floods and fires, plane crashes, the opioid crisis, mass shootings, genocide, displaced people, and war. The… [ read more ]

Jesus is My Shepherd – What Difference Does That Make?

I basked in July’s sunshine, enjoying a cup of coffee as I read my Bible. It was my fiftieth birthday, and I wanted to celebrate in God’s sweet presence.   “Father, would You please give me a special verse that will carry me through the next 50 years?” I asked. immediately came to mind—“The LORD… [ read more ]

Experience Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love Every Day of the Year

  Gene and I celebrated Christmas early with our kids and grandchildren, but we’d still planned to drive five hours on Saturday to spend the weekend with our eldest daughter and her husband in Washington state. Plans changed when a tummy bug knocked me flat on Friday (hence, no blog that day).   Thankfully I’d… [ read more ]

Who Controls Your Destiny?

My first national television interview was in 2005. It was on “100 Huntley Street,” and we discussed my first book—10-Minute Time Outs for Moms.   There’s a three-hour time difference between British Columbia and Ontario. When I woke up in Burlington that morning, the alarm clock said it was 5:30 AM, but my body’s time… [ read more ]

Another Divine Appointment

Thanks for your patience and understanding as I deviated from the regular devotional blogs for the past couple of weeks. Leading short term teams to two countries left me with precious little time to do anything else, writing included.   Only two sleeps left until I board a plane for home (on Monday). Meanwhile, here’s… [ read more ]