A Broken Life Mainspring. How Could I Fix It?

The story of how Jesus altered my mainspring Updated 2021 first published 4 years ago: I read again a devotional by Oswald Chambers today about how Jesus resets my mainspring. I thought I would republish the post. I have had the privilege of being a short-term missionary five times. This is my look back on… Continue reading A Broken Life Mainspring. How Could I Fix It?

Pivot- How God Can Change Our Lives

And To Pivot is Good It’s been quite the changeable last 6 months. But the last month has really swung me away from what I was doing and allowed me to pivot in a different direction. “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living… Continue reading Pivot- How God Can Change Our Lives

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How Can I Hear From God Today?

To hear from God we need to be still. Stillness – How to Hear from God Being still So hard to do Stop Pause Release Drop shoulders Slow heart rate Focus on Jesus Come, Lord Jesus Deep breath Then another Feel the tension ease Let go of all thoughts Except for Jesus He is My… Continue reading How Can I Hear From God Today?

New Etsy Shop

Welcome to my new Etsy Shop with my paintings I have added ten paintings for digital download. Come and visit. More on the way. Here are three of them. Special price this week. – Only 50 cents each. https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/JanisCoxDesigns Blessings Janis

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What Do You Know About Saving the Bees?

Watercolour by Janis Cox (in Tadeo Turtle) I love butterflies and hummingbirds. I realize the importance of bees. There is a serious danger of these fragile creatures dying. I love to paint all three. You and I can help save the bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Want to make your yard a haven for bees and butterflies?… Continue reading What Do You Know About Saving the Bees?

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How Did God Lead Marianne to Social Justice?

A Powerful Story of God’s Persistence and a Woman’s Obedience Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Marianne Jones, author, blogger, scriptwriter. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.” ~ Malala Yousafzai Marianne didn’t let anything stop her from speaking out. Here is her story. I knew from the time I was… Continue reading How Did God Lead Marianne to Social Justice?

Where Can You Find Me? I am not lost.

Not Lost – But Found I am not lost but found. At least anymore than a child of God is lost in this world. But I am found by Him – and that’s a hallelujah. And it’s time for revival. I believe strongly we need to all be praying for revival of the Holy Spirit.… Continue reading Where Can You Find Me? I am not lost.

Three Ways to Surrender All to God

I want to Surrender to God but I don’t know How Today is 5-Minute Friday and the prompt is SURRENDER. Five minutes to write… Set the timer. GO. As I surrender to God I ask Him to give me the words to write. I think back – to the year 2000. That’s when I did… Continue reading Three Ways to Surrender All to God