Perspective depends less on what you see, than it does the place from which you see. One afternoon I was trying to read a book. While flicking through the pages and straining to read the small print, I thought: “I wish I had my reading glasses”. Then I found my reading glasses! They were sitting on the top of my head—rightContinue reading “Perspective!”

The Power of Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Mark Twain Like most of you, I have had some great opportunities to be offended and hurt by the attitudes and words of others. I have had my seasons of grappling with forgiving. Jesus spoke a lot about forgiveness—after all,Continue reading “The Power of Forgiveness”

Forgiveness – Some Things You Need to Know

Forgiveness is the final curtain call that signals the show is over. Tracey Pekkanen Here are a few thoughts about what forgiveness is… and what it is not. What Forgiveness Is Forgiveness is always a choice—not a feeling. Feelings fluctuate and take time to heal, but you can make the choice to forgive today—it is anContinue reading “Forgiveness – Some Things You Need to Know”

The Best is Yet to Come

It is more important to go slow and gain the lessons you need along the journey than to rush the process and arrive at your destination empty. Germany Kent In my house, just above the entrance to the hallway, hangs a sign that says: “The best is yet to come“!  Sometimes I glance up at that signContinue reading “The Best is Yet to Come”

Pray and Believe

God wants us to have faith that He hears us when we pray, and that Heaven is on the move to influence, change and rearrange things to bring about the desired result. Who is the one who condemns? Christ Jesus is the One who died, yes, rather who was raised, who is at the right handContinue reading “Pray and Believe”

Observe the Light

When the storms of life come—and they come to all—it is faith in God’s eternal goodness and His promises that makes the light break through in the darkness. Tracey Pekkanen When the path you tread withholds the light When you cannot see—as if t’was night Then take faith’s step, not born of sight And makeContinue reading “Observe the Light”