Psinging the Psalms

Jul 07

Psinging the Psalms

Following on from my last blog post, when I’m learning something new I think context helps with the memory process. My kids believe context helps with the communication process as well, and would be thrilled if I could add context to any of my communications… To serve this end I took a whole stack of books out of our amazing library about the Psalms. When...

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Gifting vs. Grasping

Nov 02

Gifting vs. Grasping

I’ve been reading a fascinating book at the encouragement of a friend. It’s called “Theology of the Body for Beginners“* Very cool. One of the lessons which struck me was the one on gift vs. grasp. It’s our current social epidemic. In the Garden God had many gifts for Adam and Eve. Instead of trusting Him and waiting for Him to gift...

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The Goal is Intimacy

Oct 27

The Goal is Intimacy

As a social media manager I spend a lot of time researching the trends in today’s marketing. The interesting thing is that we’re moving from marketing that “shouts” to marketing that “engages”. People want to do business with people who know how to connect with them, hear what they have to say, and then respond. Interestingly...

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Prayerful Moments

Oct 22

Prayerful Moments

I believe strongly that victory is won or lost in the brain. All day long there’s a kind of “chatter going on inside our heads. That chatter is either confirming who we are in Christ, who we are as our best selves, or it’s going against it. Most people I know have chatter that is constantly condemning, rebuking, or criticizing either ourselves...

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Celebrating "Spring"

Sep 22

Celebrating "Spring"

So it’s been a long journey from religious habit to heart-relationship with God. We’re certainly not at our final destination yet, but I imagine that will only happen when I’m no longer here on planet earth! 🙂 But good things are happening. I find myself now able to turn to God more naturally, in conversation. I am starting to hunger for His...

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A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

Sep 10

A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

My own ethnic heritage is Welsh/English. My maternal Grandparents were immigrants from Wales, met here in Canada, married, and raised their family here.   My paternal Grandparents were from the Birmingham area in England and came to Canada several generations ago. I never thought much about my heritage until I married my Belfast boy.  I became fascinated with the...

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