Blessings by Jan Cox This past week we were studying Jude in our Bible Study – The Amazing Collection. It is the last book before Revelation and although I had read through it before I had never studied it. On the fifth day we studied blessings. And I believe that is something we don’t do… Continue reading BLESSINGS


Real Submission by Jan Cox A couple of weeks ago I wrote about submission. I thought I had a good grasp of what God meant – not that I had perfected it – but I knew I was working toward that end (at least I thought I was!) Last Sunday God opened my eyes wider… Continue reading REAL SUBMISSION


A Powerful Prayer by Jan Cox How many of you have friends and family that have not received Christ? I know of many who are suffering or not reaching their godly potential as Christ is not their “all in all”. I would like everyone to know Jesus. As I study and gain more insight for… Continue reading A POWERFUL PRAYER


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


Spiritually Fit? by Janis Cox  Kimberley Payne, from Fit for Faith, always has a focus on fitness. She reminds us to eat properly, get the right amount of exercise and take time with God. Yes, taking time with God is spiritual fitness and should be at the top of our list. When we start our… Continue reading SPIRITUALLY FIT?


Time – can we slow it down? “We live in a time-starved society that relentlessly pushes us to the limits – and not just at the holidays. Buy more, do more, accomplish more, conquer more. Rush rush. Hurry, hurry. (Weird, Craig Groeschel, page 25) That was my life. When I look back I was on… Continue reading TIME – CAN WE SLOW IT DOWN?


A Sanctuary of Time Chapter Four in Ann Voskamp’s book, One Thousand Gifts is entitled “A Sanctuary of Time”. This chapter is so packed full of wisdom and holiness. Here are a few nuggets to ponder over: “Life is a Gift” “Time is life – and if I want the fullest life, I need to… Continue reading A SANCTUARY OF TIME

My Review of One Thousand Gifts – Ann Voskamp

Originally submitted at DaySpring   One Thousand Gifts beckons you to leave the parched ground of pride, fear, and white-knuckle control and abandon yourself to the God who overflows your cup. It invites you to wake up to God’s everyday blessings, and discover, as Ann did, that in giving thanks for the life you already… Continue reading My Review of One Thousand Gifts – Ann Voskamp