What is The Secret Ingredient?

The Secret Ingredient  On our march towards Christmas we are delighted to welcome PJ Paulson, author of Summer of the Phoenix. What is the secret ingredient? In 2002, “it hit the fan,” as they say. I lost my job while a quirky medical condition progressed. My romance was on its last legs. I lived in town while… Continue reading What is The Secret Ingredient?

Sunday Stillness – What is Solitude? LINK

Sunday Stillness – What is Solitude?   That’s what I have found in the past week – a peace – a lack of myself and my desire to control. I have left it all behind in order to find my place with Jesus. Where did I find it? In the quiet moments – few and… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – What is Solitude? LINK

Do You Have Enough Dead Space? – Solitude – Part 1

Do You Have Enough Dead Space? – Solitude – Part 1 by Janis Cox In reading a chapter called “Leave Yourself Alone” in a book called Your God is Too Safe by Mark Buchanan, I was captivated by three spiritual disciplines – Solitude, Silence and Secrecy. I will try to tell you what I have… Continue reading Do You Have Enough Dead Space? – Solitude – Part 1

THE SOUND OF GOD’S PEACE

The Sound of God’s Peace by Janice Keats One of my favourite childhood memories includes spending many nights traveling in my father’s pleasure boat, which was a longliner. Equipped with a sleeping capacity of six and all of the amenities that a family would need, we spent many nights anchored into the deep waters. On… Continue reading THE SOUND OF GOD’S PEACE

OUT-OF-THE-WAY PLACES

Where are your out-of-the-way places? In The Message we read: “Jesus instructed him, “Don’t talk about this all over town. Just quietly present your healed self to the priest, along with the offering ordered by Moses. Your cleansed and obedient life, not your words, will bear witness to what I have done.” But the man… Continue reading OUT-OF-THE-WAY PLACES

OUR NEED FOR SOLITUDE

Our Need for Solitude by Mark D. Roberts (reprinted with permission from High Calling Blogs, February 2, 2011) Luke 6:12-16 Now during those days he went out to the mountain to pray; and he spent the night in prayer to God.  And when day came, he called his disciples and chose twelve of them, whom… Continue reading OUR NEED FOR SOLITUDE