Counting on God by Jan Cox Psalm 59 (The Message Psalm 59:8-10, 16-17) “I can always count on You God in dependable love shows up on time Strong God, I’m watching You do it I can always count on You, God, my dependable love.” I’m in a fight not physical I’m in a war but… Continue reading COUNTING ON GOD


Thank You, Lord by Jan Cox As Canadians we celebrated our Thanksgiving last weekend and were reminded that it was harvest weekend – a time for bringing in the bountiful gifts of God. Our church, decorated fully with vegetables and corn stalks, looked glorious. I’m happy our Thanksgiving Day is celebrated at this time of… Continue reading THANK YOU, LORD


Answered Prayers by Katrina Kaczmarek (reprinted with permission from (jn)courage) I am writing today from my chemotherapy chair. It is 2:15 and I have been here getting my juice since 8:00 this morning, but you know what? It is a beautiful day! I met a new patient. I see him every Thursday when here, he… Continue reading ANSWERED PRAYERS


Forgetting to Pray by Jan Cox I talk about prayer; I teach about prayer; and then I forget to pray. Certainly it is a discipline that we can get better at – isn’t it? I tell others to remember to pray before they start any job and then I start writing this and forget to… Continue reading FORGETTING TO PRAY


Saying Thanks by T. L Wiens     “Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:6-7 KJV). I listened to Charles Price talking… Continue reading SAYING THANKS


Are We Grateful? I read an article in the paper the other day about Captain Mark Kelly, the husband of Gabrielle Gifford, the senator shot in Tuscon, Arizona. He said, “I hadn’t been a big believer in fate until recently. I thought the world just spins, the clock just ticks and things happen for no… Continue reading ARE WE GRATEFUL?