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Golden Minutes

“Our days are filled with tiny golden minutes with eternity in them.” Wow!!!!I found this recently in Billy Graham’s “Unto the Hills” perpetual calendar. Stunning! What a wonderfully uplifting thought! … Continue reading

March 17, 2023 · Leave a comment

A Year Gone By…..

(A sort of poem…….) A Year Gone By I’m so surprised a year is gone.I don’t quite know what happened.But, on reflection, that’s a lie.I’ve been here since it opened. … Continue reading

December 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

This One Needs To Taste Heaven…..

This is an old writing from 2014 that I found in my notes and decided to post. I do not recall the incident shared with me, the friend who shared … Continue reading

December 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

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

December 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

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

October 9, 2022 · 2 Comments

Blog Update…..

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

September 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

Sovereignty and Free Will

I have believed for a very long time that our free will resides right inside the realm of God’s sovereignty. I know it sounds kind of impossible, but I really … Continue reading

September 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

Fig Trees & Joy

I have been going through some difficult times of late, for me anyway. I know there is much worse going on out there for other people, and sometimes I believe … Continue reading

January 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

Pascal’s Wager

Something to consider…. Or not? Many have….. How about you? Interesting…… I choose to believe! You? It has been a real blessing for me in my life…. AJ ❤

December 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

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

December 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

On The Wrong Track?

I feel very much like I am on the wrong track lately. I may even be “off the rails”! I saw this book on the shelf today and was drawn … Continue reading

December 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

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

December 23, 2021 · 2 Comments

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

December 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

Angry Skies….

After a beautiful, bright, but now rather chilly day, I noticed the heavy skies through our apartment windows….. It looks OMINOUS!!!! It has its own kind of beauty. I wonder … Continue reading

December 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

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

June 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

After Bloom

I saw this beautifully blossoming tree on my walk last week. I so enjoyed the luscious, colorful, pink blossoms, I had to stop to take a pic.     I … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

True Love Waits

Originally posted on Ann's Corner:
True Love Waits, August 3, 2012 The necklace I wear all the time reads “true love waits”………. It has meant so much to me…

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Has God Gifted You?

November 19, 2017 Has God Gifted You? I went to Trinity church this morning with a good friend, and the message given by John Green really spoke right into my … Continue reading

November 19, 2017 · 4 Comments

Hard Words

Heard any hard words lately? I have…. Am I listening? Will I let them bear fruit? He speaks these hard words into the stillness of our hearts. If you hear … Continue reading

August 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

When Grief Knocks….

June 6, 2017 When Grief Knocks….   Grief knocked unexpectedly at my door…….   I did not want to let him in. I actually thought that I had met him … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 5 Comments

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

May 21, 2017 · 4 Comments

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

March 12, 2017 · 3 Comments


I just feel like all the stuffing has been kicked out of me. CANCER. Two dear ones have just passed away from it, another two wait in the wings. Others … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 11 Comments

The End of a Year…..

There is so much about life that I don’t understand…..     Sitting here thinking about this old year that is about to end, and…..I’m not ready for it to … Continue reading

December 31, 2016 · 9 Comments

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

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Thoughtful Challenge

A short (20 mins) video clip about a computer scientist, her research and faith. I’m struck on several levels by this interview of a woman in the field of computer … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · 6 Comments

Finding Blessing

I have been singing this carol a lot this Christmas and really enjoying it. Here are the lyrics and one YouTube version of the song I enjoyed. I hope you … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

What Child is This?

This piece by David Ettinger is beautifully written, shedding some light in a new way for me, on Israel, with regard to Jesus and who He is. I have been … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Do You Pray for President Obama?

Originally posted on
By David Ettinger The Conflict How do you feel about leaders who hold worldviews that conflict with yours? Do you resent them for espousing secular…

December 5, 2015 · 7 Comments

Truth? Subjective vs Objective

Writing 101 submission for day 12) Truth? Subjective vs Objective A friend posted this on Facebook today. Here is what was written, along with the illustration: “I love this illustration … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Drop Box

If you have not seen this, please take the time to see it. It will challenge your thinking for sure! I know it did mine….. BLESSINGS! AJ ❤

November 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

I Chose You

I love this. Our life is made up of choices, and this writing reveals a sequence of beautiful choices ❤

November 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dogmatic Bunny vs Scientific Bunny

   This reminds me of so many online discussions, especially those pertaining to faith. I think asking questions and searching for answers is a healthy approach. Closed mindedness never has … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · 6 Comments

Being Found in Him

Being Found in Him (originally posted as a note on my Facebook, ) Thoughts from today’s devotional reading (Our Daily Bread, Philippians 3:1-11) Just what came to mind as I … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

Don’t Tell Me About Your Jesus, unless…..

I loved this message from Ann Voskamp, so I am sharing it here…. Our life is still our best witness…..

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Big C

TimeHop is an iPhone app, and I am enjoying daily glimpses back into the past. It’s quite interesting, walking down that memory lane. Today, the app reminds me that it … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · 4 Comments

Are You In The Boat?

“There are three kinds of faith in Christ: 1. Struggling faith, like a man in deep water desperately swimming. 2. Clinging faith, like a man hanging to the side of … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment


This sign is one of the things, amongst many, that make me smile as I do my walking circuit around the mall after yoga and weights. I wonder where the … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

In the Chrysalis

Originally posted on Susan Irene Fox:
As Christians, why do we struggle against the world when we are told our enemy is not flesh and blood (Ephesians 6:12)? Why do…

February 27, 2015 · 4 Comments

Julia’s Flower

The two images of a single flower you will find in this post come from Julia Manuel ( She challenged me to write about them them based on a comment … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · 5 Comments

Costly Faith Most of us have no idea…. Our faith remains to be so severely tested. I wonder if we ever take risks like this or come to a point where … Continue reading

February 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

I am Broken now ….(long post I’m sorry)

This is so beautifully shared from the heart. I had to reblog….. Sorry for your loss. I’m so glad nothing was left unsaid between you two. AJ

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Devotional Today

This is just an example of how I interact with my Oswald Chambers devotional (My Utmost For His Highest) with one very good online lady friend. We read the same … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

On Turning 66

Well, it’s my last few minutes of being 65. In less than half an hour, I will turn 66! I’m wondering what is the last thing I should write in … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 9 Comments

For the Moms

Such sweetness ❤ Too good not to share 🙂

January 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

An Atheist’s Journey

December 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Amazing Molecule

The Amazing Molecule, Nov 16, 2014 “A molecule is every single one of its resonant structures at every point in time, but it is no single one of its resonant … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Day 9 of Proverbs

Day 9 of Proverbs Proverbs 9 The Way of Wisdom and the Way of Folly Two women: a wise woman and a foolish woman Both call out to the simple … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Step of Faith

      A Step of Faith……..   Ephesians 6:10-18   10 Finally, be strong IN THE LORD and in the strength of HIS might. 11 PUT ON the WHOLE … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Do I Really Believe It?

I don’t know when I wrote this, but the scripture verse and the questions that arise are as thought provoking today as they were back then…. ************************************************************************************************************************************ Do I Really … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Where Is My Trust?

Our Daily Bread Journal, October 8, 2014 Reading: Psalm 62:1-8 New King James Version (NKJV) A Calm Resolve to Wait for the Salvation of God To the Chief Musician. To … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 1 Comment


 A Testimony Poem   Conviction It was just a day in Kyuquot. The tiny village of Kyuquot. A dot on the west coast of BC. A man of God A … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Attitude of Gratitude, Day 22

Day 22, An Attitude of Gratitude Dec 22, 2012 Today I am thankful for prayer! I got myself organized to go out to do some shopping today. When I went … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Attitude of Gratitude, Day 15

Day 15, An Attitude of Gratitude Dec 15, 2012 Today I am thankful the marvel of the brain! It is the most complex organ in the entire body. When I … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Attitude of Gratitude, Day 14

Day 14, An Attitude of Gratitude. Dec 14, 2012 Today I find it hard to write this gratitude journal, even though I have EVERYTHING to be thankful for! My heart … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment


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