Abandon: Five Minute Friday

We are given 5 minutes to write without editing on a word every week. This week’s word is ABANDON. Sometimes I want to abandon what I am doing. I ask myself why am I doing this? This is especially true about my writing and art. Sometimes I get discouraged and feel like giving up. But then… Continue reading Abandon: Five Minute Friday

#UTCOP – Praying Through Poetry #2

#UTCOP – Praying Through Poetry #2 by Joy Lenton Lord, You are our Rock, our Strength in times of trouble through all the length of days, in every struggle Whenever hardship comes our way You’re there responding swiftly to our every prayer Your presence brings a lasting peace with comfort, reassurance, ease Even though we… Continue reading #UTCOP – Praying Through Poetry #2

#UTCOP – How to Pray for Those Facing Sickness

I would ask that you pray especially for Tanya today. She request this prayer: “Please pray for God’s strength, guidance, peace and healing as I face illness and as my family go through this ordeal along with me.” How to Pray for Those Facing Sickness by Tanya All mighty God, today we uplift all those who… Continue reading #UTCOP – How to Pray for Those Facing Sickness


Lean on Him by Jan Cox “I can do all this through him who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13 NIV). I read this passage and wondered why I don’t do it all in His strength. What is holding me back? I took a closer look at what happens when I do something in my strength… Continue reading LEAN ON HIM


Hard Eucharisteo by Jan Cox In many of the past posts we have talked about prayer in all circumstances. This week I learned the practical reasons for this. Last week my husband’s van collided with another van at an intersection. He had a green light and had started into the intersection as another van ran… Continue reading HARD EUCHARISTEO


The Dreaded Diet Read: Philippians 4:10-13 “I rejoice greatly in the Lord that at last you have renewed your concern for me. Indeed, you have been concerned, but you had no opportunity to show it. I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.… Continue reading THE DREADED DIET