“God is our protection and our strength. He always helps in times of trouble. So we will not be afraid even if the earth shakes, or the mountains fall into the sea, even if the oceans roar and foam, or if the mountains shake at the raging sea…God says, ‘Be still and know that I am God. I will be supreme over all the nations. I will be supreme in the earth.’” Ps. 46:1,10
Up to this point I had only known miracles when it came to my children’s births.
The very first time I went to Victory, I held back the tears the entire time.
It lies in all of us. Some more than others.
I sat there and stared at it blankly for a long time. I wasn’t sure how to answer it – the silly question on my piece of paper. “Has anything unusual happened to you today? ” I picked up my pen and started to answer, “Yes – the church we pastored for ten years is closing. ”
Do you want to know why I really published a colouring book?
I always choose a new word for my life in the coming year. I have thought about this as the year has approached and I am going to do something that I have never done since that first year that I started doing this. I am not choosing a new word. I am staying with the word that I had last year.
We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure…” Hebrews 6:19
It was a horrible dream. I had flown somewhere. I was somewhere unknown and unfamiliar to me and we landed in a devastating storm. I remember peering out the windows of the airplane and I gasped sharply as I saw the airplane was submerged under the water and we would have to swim to shore. What’s more, I wasn’t a strong swimmer.
Her name was Lorna. She was full of vitality and lived life with abandonment. She was beautiful, grace-filled and loved her family relentlessly. Bold, fierce, passionate, soft and incredibly humble. Lorna was teeny tiny in stature but a grande giant in character.