My Cancer Journey If you have been following me on my breast cancer journey, this poem about keeping calm was written early in my diagnosis. Tomorrow, I am booked for surgery. My faith has continued to keep me calm and in touch with Jesus. I have chosen to write in an abecedarian form of poetry… Continue reading Keep Calm with Faith
Sunday Stillness – How to Face Uncertainty by Janis Cox Each day is filled with a newness, a wonder. But each day could bring changes. We don’t know. A storm could arise. Jesus replied: “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – How to Face Uncertainty
What is another word for peace? Janis uses an acronym for peace to find out.
That day the disciples grew in their faith. They concluded, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!”
Missed Connections by Jan Cox What has previously been a four hour flight to Phoenix, turned into a nine hour flight via Calgary – then a flight to Los Angeles – and finally after missing that connection – a hotel room and a flight the next day. What could have been 4 hours took more… Continue reading MISSED CONNECTIONS
Calm in the Midst of a Storm by Jan Cox Read: Luke 8:22-25 “He got up and rebuked the wind and the raging waters; the storm subsided, and all was calm” (Luke 8: 24 NIV) We had had a glorious sunny day boating with friends on our lake. The lake travels for twelve… Continue reading CALM IN THE MIDST OF A STORM
Prayers to Calm the Storm by Shannon Leibold I awaken in the middle of the night to a room continually flickering. Lightening flashes incessantly across the night sky revealing ominous clouds and swirling formations. I lay still, holding my breath, until moments later my husband begins to stir, awakened by the same angry flashes. The… Continue reading PRAYERS TO CALM THE STORM