Category Archives for Reflections on Life
Child of God, Abba is pleased when you do well, but He is not impressed with your pride in your abilities or accomplishments. Every ability is a gift from Him. He delights in humility. This is what attracts His favour.
Thoughts from David Kitz on one of my favourite psalms.
The stimulus for this post is the Bell Let’s Talk campaign which is intended to encourage people to talk about mental health. When I was a young pastor I battled depression, although I wouldn’t have had the words to describe … Continue reading
Check out this thoughtful reflection on God’s choices by my friend David Kitz
In the coolness of a summer morning, I sit outside and sip my coffee and take in the beauty all around me. A quiet breeze rustles the leaves of the majestic maple in my neighbour’s yard. Wind chimes hint of faraway … Continue reading
Satan wants you to think about what you don’t have and what you can’t do. God wants to you think about what you do have and what you can do. This gem of practical wisdom came to me many years … Continue reading
I will never think of my birthday the same way again. Tomorrow my love and I will host a family gathering to celebrate the April birthdays in our family. Bethany, Carmen, Dunovan and I all have birthdays within a four-day … Continue reading
Yesterday Marion and I buried her father, Blake Denyes, who passed into eternity one week ago today. Most of the family was able to be present for the time of leave-taking. Our son Simeon made it home from Kansas City, … Continue reading
Being an Ottawa Senators fan can be discouraging. The best you can say is that it is an up-and-down experience. Last night’s game was an example. The Sens started the game full of enthusiasm against the high-flying Tampa Bay Lightning. They … Continue reading
My beloved wife celebrated her 60th birthday a few days ago. I’m not always the best at planning ahead for such events, but I have learned over the years that special days are important to Marion, and I have also … Continue reading