Tag Archives: Encouragement

“God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle.” – Hogwash!!

Just today I saw one of those wonderfully spiritual memes with the caption: “God will never give you more than you can handle.”  It was posted by a well-meaning Facebook friend who meant to uplift and encourage someone who was obviously going through a … Continue reading

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Primary Source

It’s interesting that my Pastor this morning in his sermon was talking about “primary sources” when I had just finished teaching that concept to my classes of Grade Six students in regards to their research projects on Ancient Athens.  I … Continue reading

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A New Page, A New Ministry

The other day Journey Thoughts reached a new milestone: over 6 million hits!  To God be the Glory, Great Things He Has Done! For a long time now, I’ve seen and shared countless pictures and postings on my blog and … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses About Heaven

In 2003, I had the honour in my first year of seminary to take a class taught by T.W. Hunt.  Hunt was widely recognized in Christian circles as an authority on prayer and before his passing at the age of … Continue reading

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Where’s the Peace?

It is so hard these days to watch the news.  I come away so overwhelmed by the sad events of the day, violence in the middle east, terrorist cells in Africa, plane crashes, shootings and all manners of heartache that … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament

Christmas…’tis the season to be frazzled! But for the next six weeks, while you’re decking halls, shopping, baking, shopping, caroling, tree-trimming, shopping some more and getting more and more frazzled…take time to concentrate on the “Reason for the Season” and … Continue reading

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No Discouraging Words

I’ve had, to quote the title of one of my favorite children’s books, “a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day”.  However, it hasn’t been just a day filled with calamities and disappointments, it seems like it has been a whole week of … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Easter

My daughter Carmen, made me a beautiful wall hanging for Christmas.  Spelling out the words “Amazing Grace” and shaped into a Cross with a red ribbon tying it all together, it has become one of my most cherished décor items in … Continue reading

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The “Cool” Factor

In February we celebrated our first grandbaby’s third birthday!  We also celebrated the engagement of my son and soon-to-be daughter-in-law.  My husband and I went on a trip to Cuba and it was an adventure of  lifetime!  Being an Empty Nester … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Every Day

Do you need some encouragement TODAY?  These are some of the most encouraging promises of God – daily spiritual food, for daily spiritual nourishment!  I challenge you to commit them to memory, to read them in context and impress them … Continue reading

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