“I Shall Live And Not Die”
This was the theme of the Oceancrest Community Church Ladies Retreat in 2019, which I attended with a number of other ladies that year. It was a special time, with … Continue reading
A Problem Discussed…..
A Facebook post from December 30, 2020 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What is on my mind (since Facebook asked) is that I am worried about people thinking that taking this vaccine solves the … Continue reading
The Evolution (or devolution) of Language
Dec 2, 2020 I believe that language is a LIVING thing. It grows and changes, unless it is actually one of the “dead” languages, like Latin, which no one or … Continue reading
Conversion vs Regeneration…..
Jan 10, 2018 I love my old worn out Oswald Chambers devotional. I rescued it when it was totally falling apart from use, by putting the pages into my late … Continue reading
A Strange Call
Draft Post: Oct 6, 2017 I have been plagued by strange phone calls lately…….the following a few minutes ago… Ring…….. Foreign Sounding Voice: ” Is this Miss Justeeeeeen? ” Me, … Continue reading
Sleep, or lack of….
Writing a Facebook post…..Dec13, 2018 “What’s on your mind?” asks Facebook……. Well, you asked……so here goes. Much Earlier:Sleep apparently left the building some time ago. Hope sleep makes it back … Continue reading
The Lesson of the Loon
The Lesson of the Loon. When I originally wrote this, we were at Bible College, Key-Way-Tin Bible Institute. It was Saturday, June 25, 1994, close to the end of our … Continue reading
Hello Blog! Long time no SEE…. What can I say? Life took a TURN and I am still finding myself. A close companionship relationship that ended rather abruptly in early … Continue reading
Google Pics and God
Looking at a mixture of Google photos (nature and architecture) flowing across the face of my tv screen, I had a thought: We stand in wonder at what man has … Continue reading
How “Covid” Stole My Life…..or….A Journey Down the Wormhole.
Over the last two years, Covid (this “pandemic”) stole so much of my life, ripping sections out little piece by little piece…..friends, routines , activities (church, outreach ministry, bible study, … Continue reading
How are you?
Hi there….. How is everyone out there doing in these very strange times? How are you coping? Care to share? I’m having some hard times, but I know I will … Continue reading
The Struggle for Integrity
Doing my best to be a person of integrity, despite the current difficulties, because I believe it is the very best thing to do and be……no matter how challenging the … Continue reading
I took this video while out on errands today. Initially, the colorful fish are what caught my attention. However, it was one of the turtles who made my day! I … Continue reading
A bit of a rant in response to what I see and hear. Getting frustrated by so many negative attitudes. Don’t get your shirt in a knot now because of … Continue reading
Goodness and Control
This is the real question that I believe is being asked when believers consider the question of whether or not God is in control. I know there are people out … Continue reading
The Irish Vote
June 1, 2018 The Irish Vote https://www.google.ca/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/26/ireland-votes-by-landslide-to-legalise-abortion ~~~~~~~~~~ These are some thoughts I had on the vote in Ireland on the legalisation of abortion. … Continue reading
Thoughts on Prayer
I wrote the following journal excerpt in 2013, because it was something that had been niggling at me for quite some time as I listened to people pray, … Continue reading
January 21, 2018 Skirmish The morning assaults me with a stream of questions which dance across my consciousness and challenge me to wake……. I grab a pillow and … Continue reading
A Balancing Act
My problem is that I just can’t seem to keep all the balls bouncing all of the time. I try, and sometimes I succeed, for a while anyway. More … Continue reading
The Question of Holiness
The Sunday sermon was thought provoking. It was based on 1 Peter 3:8-18, and taking a look at holiness, what constitutes the holiness of God and how we are to … Continue reading
There Is Hope
May 21, 2017 No God, no hope Know God, know hope ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Seeing some things lately that bring home how sad and broken a life without faith really is, mainly … Continue reading
Sandcastles in the Air
So much for “sandcastles” in the air. I keep building them, but they don’t stand, because there is no substance to them…. And so they fall, crumbling around me. That … Continue reading
Bloom Falls ~ Thing of beauty Bloom falls God’s creation A wonder ~ Simple flower Speaks awe A testament To design ~ My heart swells God lives! Reveals himself In … Continue reading
Walking at the mall, getting my exercise, my mind often works overtime. I walk by the various stores, and notice things. Some things strike me or grab my attention … Continue reading
The Way I See It
The way I see it…. I’m not very good with live plants. I keep killing them lately. So, I surround myself with whatever beautiful artificial ones I can find. … Continue reading
My Journey with God.
I wrote this in 2011, but it could apply to today or any day. I struggle with many things but specifically family losses, the return of cancer and depression in … Continue reading
Hope The hope of the rest of our tomorrows is written on today’s blank slate. AJ Heavenly Father, thank You for Your love and for Your mercies, which are … Continue reading
Thoughts On Prayer
Written on July 12, 2013 (for Facebook) My praying friends…… Just something to ponder….. Sometimes when faced with prayer requests, I wonder how best to pray. I personally don’t think … Continue reading
Take Care of the Garden
The garden of friendship We must tend the “garden” of our friendships lovingly and carefully so that they not be overcome, or overwhelmed, by the ever encroaching weeds of neglect … Continue reading
The beauty of life unfolds around us, sometimes in the midst of pain, uncertainty and conflict. That’s GOD !!!!! AJ, May 31, 2011
Relationships are like gardening. If you don’t do the work, the weeds will take over. AJ, October 18, 2014
God’s unequivocal “Done!” reverberates throughout the ages, while the matchless gift of His indwelling Spirit expressly enables our present being and doing, as we yield ourselves to His purposes, and … Continue reading
A Blank Slate
The hope of the rest of our tomorrows is written on today’s blank slate…… AJ Heavenly Father, thank You for love and for Your mercies, which are new every morning. … Continue reading
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