Encouragement for Life in Christ Jesus- Day 44 – BATTLE WEARY

There are times as a follower of Christ when the spiritual warfare makes you simply weary. You are knocked down, slammed against the walls, your face is full of mud, you are battered and bruised and you have nothing left even to move one foot in front of another. Just at the moment when you … More Encouragement for Life in Christ Jesus- Day 44 – BATTLE WEARY

Encouragement for Life in Christ Jesus – Day 43 – SHORTNESS OF TIME

When new babies are born most of us marvel at their smallness, their tiny feet, and their tiny hands. We delight at the sound of their coos, melt at their smiles, and celebrate every single milestone. But as we watch them grow from baby, to toddler, to child, to pre-teen, to teenager, and then to … More Encouragement for Life in Christ Jesus – Day 43 – SHORTNESS OF TIME

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 42- BITTER

Once I planted a perennial in my back garden. When I had initially put it in it was small and colourful and it did really well in the moist soil. After a couple of growing seasons, however,  I noticed that it was popping up throughout my garden, encroaching on my ferns, overwhelming my roses, and … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 42- BITTER

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 41- NEW BEGINNINGS

Let’s face it, most of have had moments, days, months, or even years that we would like to erase and redo. If we could simply go back and do it again, most of us could think of at least one or two periods of time when a large eraser would come in very handy. The … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 41- NEW BEGINNINGS

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 40 – SOLITUDE

Some people fear it, some people yearn for it, and some people rarely obtain it despite how hard they try.  I am referring to solitude. Being alone is a state that few people are ambivalent about. Most people either really enjoy it, or try to avoid it at all costs. There is, however, a type … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 40 – SOLITUDE

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 39 – MY TIME?

John Wesley once wrote, “Not, how much of my money will I give to God, but, how much of God’s money will I keep for myself?” I remember reading this quote hanging on a banner at a Missions’ conference at the church I used to attend. It was a pivotal moment for me as I … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 39 – MY TIME?

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 38- Makin’ Melody

I have pondered lately what it means to make melody in my heart to the Lord like Ephesians 5:16 tells me to do. There have been many times when the words, “sing unto Me” were whispered to my heart, but I did not know what that actually meant. Did these words mean that I should … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus- Day 38- Makin’ Melody

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 37- O SWEET TENDERNESS

There is one aspect of Christ that I often praise Him for. I find it unexplainable. I find it unfathomable, that my God and my Saviour would be this way toward me, as blackened by sin as I am. Yet He does, and He extends it to me so often that it humbles my prideful … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 37- O SWEET TENDERNESS

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Jesus Christ – Day 36- REAL PEACE

One of the most reassuring verses in the whole bible is Isaiah 26:3, “You keep Him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You, because He trusts in You.” In a world full of war, heartache, poverty, abuse, greed, cruelty, selfishness and neglect, we could all use some peace. When Christ was speaking to … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Jesus Christ – Day 36- REAL PEACE

Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 35- SPRING RAIN

Spring rain! After a long, cold winter, a gentle spring rain smells so sweet. We know that with the rain will come the washing of the winter greys and new life will sprout from the earth. Rain brings hope. Of course, too much rain can flood fields, destroy crops, flood towns, or just plain get … More Daily Encouragement for a Healthy Life in Christ Jesus – Day 35- SPRING RAIN