The love of our Father God has many qualities. It breathes life into us, comforts us, helps us to overcome all obstacles, and gives us courage to stand for truth. Being loved is an integral part of childhood development. We know this from studies looking at the influence of the home environment, whether supportive or … More Security in the Love of God
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) One evening, I got a call-out to see a patient. It was a busy day and already getting late, but I knew the patient would appreciate me coming as opposed to calling out a locum. As I parked the car and prepared to do this … More Always on Call
5 years ago, I walked down the aisle to marry my husband. The music playing in the background was Maranatha Singers’ “Make Me a Servant”. Well, servanthood is something we are still growing in, and there is a joy in it we are still discovering. . . . Why should we be servants? I thought … More Make Me a Servant
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) What are we like under pressure, when there is nowhere to hide? Are we the same whether or not the spotlight of humanity’s torch is focused on us? Do our lives reflect the eternal light of Christ alive in us? We are all witnesses, whether … More Step into the Light
As the warmer weather returns once again, I find myself ready to sew again. Every time I sew, I find myself amazed at how God transforms the jumble of our human lives into something with purpose, identity and beauty. A shapeless piece of fabric can be cut, folded, and sewn into something proudly worn. A … More Shaped from Rags to Riches
What happens after we leave this earth? Working in the medical field, I see a lot of dying, a lot of death, a lot of incurable conditions or ailments people have to learn to manage. Everyone is searching for some sort of hope to keep them going. Sometimes, I see that hope dissolve in the … More Somewhere after earth.
My old youth group encouraged JAM JARs (“Jesus and Me Just Actively Relating”) – spending time with God and journaling the testimonies He gave. I recently returned from a short Sydney trip and, travelling alone, I really appreciated my JAM JAR of life. It wasn’t just that God made the best travel companion and abundantly … More God with Us