Category Archives: encouragement

getting caught up

Tuesday July 29 2014 We are so pleased to greet you from hot, sunny British Columbia. This has been a great stretch of summer weather and now we are beginning to enjoy the harvest from our small vegetable garden. Daily … Continue reading

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shipwrecked! – do you need an anchor?

Charles Swindoll writes:                   We see bumper stickers that say “I’d rather be sailing”                  or “I’d rather be fishing” but no one says “I’d rather                  be sinking”, “I’d rather be ship wrecked”. The bottom of the ocean is … Continue reading

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how to be successful

Have you ever wanted to get beyond the disappointment of failure? Have you ever had to do something that you just did not want to do? For Peter and his fellow fishermen, it had been a night of struggle. Hard … Continue reading

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the voice

THE VOICE Jesus speaks in times of doubt. “If it is you” we say to the Lord in moments of fear, hesitation, and doubt. Of course Peter should recognize his master’s voice by now – as sheep recognize their shepherd … Continue reading

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What amazed Jesus?‏

Sometimes it is the people who we’ve ‘written off’ our ‘most likely to succeed with God’ list who end up surprising us with energetic and exemplary demonstrations of faith. Time and time again Jesus encounters unexpected ‘living by faith’ incidents. … Continue reading

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ENOUGH!

Psalm 6:3 “My soul is in anguish. How long, O Lord, how long?” No one likes a trial. And tests are for school, not life – right? Yet, somehow in the sovereignty of God, these ‘ t’s ‘ (tests, temptations, … Continue reading

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don’t pout in the drought

We have enjoyed a warm sunny summer after a month of rain in June. Yvonne and I were walking on the trails behind our house in the Kimberley Nature Park this morning. Wow, how dry the forest is! At one … Continue reading

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