Tag: #reflection

Living a Spiritual Life in the Midst of the Daily Hustle

If you’re like me – a result-oriented person and lover of ticking off that task that’s been scheduled in my bullet journal – then you’re likely to understand this tension. It’s the tension of there is lots to do today AND I need to…

“Be The Kind of Leader You Want to Follow”

I love this quote: Be the kind of leader you want to follow. What kind of leader do you want to be? That’s an important question, don’t you think? This question, when faced with it this morning, reminded me of the following: Good leaders…

God’s in the Waiting

Be still my soul,  God is in the waiting. He’s present, patient, working. Sometimes I see Holy Spirit at work, others times I don’t – but I know God is always at work. From ages past no one has heard, no ear has perceived,…

The Power of Saying I’m Sorry

For some of us, saying we’re sorry is extremely difficult; while for others of us, it rolls off our tongue as a quick fix and we give little thought to what we’re actually saying or why we’re saying it. But the power of a…

Change the Way You’re Speaking to Yourself: Personal Growth Reflection

Growing up it happened on multiple occasions that I heard these words from my Mom, “Watch the way you’re speaking to me.” I deserved it. There was an attitude in my words, and likely my body language too, that was coming full force at my…

Living Worthy of the Call & Making Every Effort to Maintain Unity of the Spirit

Unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace is a biblical imperative, and learning from the dialogue of others can strengthen our common witness. Paul, in his letter to the Ephesians, begs us to live a life worthy of the calling. So, how are we doing?

God Is Pleased With Me.

God is pleased with us when we suffer for doing good.

Yearning for God…intentionally

Prayer was a continuous way of life in the desert. It was intentionally cultivated until it became second nature. Prayer involved the hard work of learning a new language – the language of heaven. For the ascetic, prayer was not merely the speaking of…

Top Leadership Lessons from 2016

A new year, just like a new day, brings us the opportunity to reflect. Reflect on where we’ve been, where we’re going, things learned, and things we long to learn. So it is in that spirit of reflection that I’ve sought to write some…

Love Lived Out Matters – Lessons From Philemon

Earlier this month I had the privilege of teaching a group of Grade 10 students at Saskatoon Christian School the Inductive Study Method. (More information about that method can be found here.) It was my third year being asked and the last two years…

The Promise: “To ALWAYS Encourage You to Develop the Gifts God Has Placed Within You.”

Entry #1 It’s been almost twenty-five years since my husband, Albert, said those words to me on our wedding day, and I to him. But what we didn’t know that day was that his wife would be called to be a leader in the Body…

Who Do You Say I Am?

Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting in your favourite devotional, study, or prayer place. More specifically, imagine it’s your favourite place where you enjoy learning about who the LORD is. Because we are all so unique our place of choice may vary greatly…

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