Meditations

The Perfect Prayer

It was an ordinary day a few weeks ago when I stopped at the bank. This was one of my last errands before picking up my children from school and as usual the lines were a bit long, but eventually I was through, and with almost an hour left to spare! The day was going…

Peculiar People

There is a line that we just don’t cross in this life; it’s the line between rational behaviour and irrational behaviour (a.k.a. craziness).  You might not see the line, but you sure do know when you’ve crossed it. The looks, the stares, you know what I’m talking about! Our spiritual heritage however, is one of…

Help Me Lord Jesus!

Growing up under the generous wings of my grandmother’s fierce and protective love is one of my childhood treasures.  She taught me so many things, like how to catch a jitney, sweep the yard, and wash clothes on the scrub board. She also taught me how to call on the name of the Lord, and…

Breaking Out of Survival Mode

When I first had a child, I held on to a precious and personal prayer. It was a simple one, based on Proverbs 31:28 where it says of the virtuous woman, that her children rise up and call her blessed and her husband speaks well of her. It was truly all I wanted out of…