If the heartache of 2020 was confined to a pandemic and civil unrest, things might be a little more manageable. But the craziness out there hasn’t put an end to the things that go wrong in our homes and churches. Sometimes the troubles roll in like waves and you find yourself shakily pulling yourself up […]
A wise friend told my husband, “We can’t be doing the ministry in such a way that it ruins God’s ministry in and to us. So, changes are needed and sometimes large changes. Our calling is first to Christ, then to our wife, then to our children. Our church can always find another pastor, but […]
Ecclesiastics 1:9, “What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.” People still struggle with the same issues and needs that we always have from the beginning of time. We never seem to find satisfaction in earthly things. We always want more […]
“I feel angry all the time.” He hung his head. His hands pressed against his forehead. My strong, dependable, even-tempered husband began to cry.
We worship a holy God. He is perfect in every way and greater than anyone and everything else on the earth. He has no comparison. His love for us, His creation, has no bounds. In the Old Testament Moses speaks of his desire to tell others of God’s greatness and the hope he has in […]
This is part two of following along as my family traveled part of Europe during our sabbatical in the summer of 2019. You can read Part One here.
Scripture: “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and […]
Here at Flowers for the Pastor’s Wife we schedule pieces in advance, making the calendar a year at a time. When this topic was put on the calendar the world was a different place and now it feels incredibly indulgent to write a piece on my journey last summer through Europe. But our God is […]
For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 Storytelling is […]
Life is a rhythm of seasons, which hope threads together—hopefully. While I look at the vibrant crisp leaves twirling around my neighbourhood, I am amazed at the beauty displayed right out my front window. Autumn is a great season but it gets me a bit panicky. With the fast approaching winter that drops so cold […]