Tag Archives: Suffering

Help Stop Bullying

It is the start of another school year and as excited as I am to be back teaching full time, I know there are young people (and some adults particularly teachers and administrators), who are cringing about starting another year that … Continue reading

Posted in Family Life, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Heart Scars

Scars.  We all have them.  Some of my scars are visible; the scar on my knee from the time when I fell off my bike in grade seven.  A little scar on my nose when my brother and I were … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Groans that Comfort

Over the last few months God has allowed several people to be brought across my path who are facing serious personal struggles.  Two of my friends are grieving the loss of loved ones in recent weeks.  A few of my … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Staying the Course

On Sunday I taught our Adult Sunday School class from 2 Timothy 3.  When we read verses 12-13 “In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted,  while evildoers and impostors will go from … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Epic Fail

A youth asked this question on an online  discussion board recently, “Why do I laugh at other people’s misfortunes?”  The best answer: “Because you’re glad it’s not happened to you.” I noticed the other day some of the fastest growing blogs and … Continue reading

Posted in Hope through Humour, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In Limbo

I don’t know if it’s the weather that has me slightly depressed or what.  I know that we can expect this kind of “spring-like” weather here in Alberta…snow, sleet, drizzle and cold but when the rest of Canada seems to … Continue reading

Posted in Inspiration & Devotion, Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts, Scripture Study | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment