God's Power, Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Ladies Ministry, Life Lessons, Ministry, Mother Well in Ministry, Pray for Your Pastor's Wife, Rest, Uncategorized

To the Pastor’s Wife with Chronic Health Challenges…

I got your email the other day…along with all of the others. You’d be surprised how many pastors’ wives are facing what you’re facing. You’d be moved to tears, as I was, if you read their emails. ┬áSome of you I know in real life, and some of you I know only online. Yet, because… Read More To the Pastor’s Wife with Chronic Health Challenges…

Character Development, God's Power, Life Lessons, Ministry, Relationships

What I Want to Whisper to Weary Ministry Leaders

Every week I receive emails from pastors’ wives and women in ministry. On most weeks those emails all have something in common: they express the voice of a dear ministry leader, desperately reaching out for help. Some even say to me, “I’ve never told anyone this before, but… I am so tired. I don’t know… Read More What I Want to Whisper to Weary Ministry Leaders

Family, Five Minute Friday, God's Power, Life Lessons, Prayer

Stories of Grace: The Gift of Citizenship

On Tuesday, March 11th, we joined a crowd of possibly 400 people to accept one of the biggest gifts we’ve ever received. Myself, my husband, and 235 others were candidates for Canadian citizenship. From all around the world we came, bringing together a delightful blend of languages, cultures, and life journeys. With our left hands… Read More Stories of Grace: The Gift of Citizenship

Family, Friendship, God's Power, Life Lessons, Relationships, Stories of Grace

Stories of Grace: An Adoption Amazing

Sunday afternoon in a balmy August in Canada. Lonely bleating in the distance reminded us that we were on a sheep farm. Would the kids like to go and watch them shear the sheep? Of course they would. And so we wound through country vegetable gardens and tire swings and border collies to the rustic… Read More Stories of Grace: An Adoption Amazing

God's Power, Gospel, Life Lessons, Ministry

A Rock and a Heart Place

The gentle sound of lapping waves soothed my being as I combed the beach on Prince Edward Island. Greeting my eyes were hundreds of shells, glittering sand and minerals, and seaweed in all shapes and colours {one kind was white as snow, and looked just like wet tissues laying on the beach}. While pondering the… Read More A Rock and a Heart Place