The Perfect Timing of God

“How kind the Lord is!” she exclaimed. “He has taken away my disgrace of having no children.” Luke 1:25 Also see: Luke 1:6-25 Elizabeth’s Plight Elizabeth was childless after many years of marriage. While it could be easy enough for us to empathise with her plight, it’s perhaps a little harder in Western culture to […]

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May I Never Lose The Wonder

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;[a] his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Lamentations 3:23) While working in my little home workroom yesterday, I was listening to a favourite playlist of mine of various artists, including Matt Redman, who wrote a beautiful song, “May […]

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The God Who is Near

Do you remember that song that Bette Midler sang decades ago, called ‘From a distance?’ The chorus states, “God is watching us, God is watching us, God is watching us from a distance” (From the song: ‘From a Distance,’ 1985 by Julie Gold) Although it is musically very pleasing to listen to, and the lyrics […]

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The Lord Our Guardian (Part 2)

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains – where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip – he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The […]

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Wait For The Blackberries

We’re very blessed to live in a beautiful rural area, with a view of the sea. But there is one “drawback” to country living – the constant battle with horrible thorny brambles intertwined into the hedge around our property, and I’m forever complaining about them. They’re ugly and the thorns can really do a damage […]

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Come, be richly fed!

“The rain and snow come down from the heavens and stay on the ground to water the earth. They cause the grain to grow, producing seed for the farmer and bread for the hungry. It is the same with my word. I send it out, and it always produces fruit. It will accomplish all I […]

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