Pick Your Lemons

The rotting lemons in the back yard represented what could have been. Instead of picking them while they were fresh and ripe, we left it for too long. What once could have been used to add flavour to our drinks and meals now lay forgotten on the ground as they melted into the grass. It’s … More Pick Your Lemons

Choose Your Life

Life is a bit like a garden. You get to choose what it will look like in the future. It’s up to you to decide what seeds will be planted and what weeds will be uprooted from the soil. You are in control. The seeds you plant in this season will determine whether you will … More Choose Your Life

Distractions

The other night I was heading to a friends place, and as I wandered through my mind I suddenly realised I had missed the turn off, adding a few unwelcome minutes to the drive. This was a reminder that distractions will always rob (or delay) us from reaching our intended destination. There is always a … More Distractions

Motor-Vation

When the motor in my 1994 Volvo finally seized up, I had it towed to the wreckers. Without a motor my car could go nowhere and became as worthless as a hunk of metal. We also each have our own ‘motor’ that causes us to push forward and to step into all that God has … More Motor-Vation

Special Treasure

This morning while I waited for the barista to make my coffee, Leianna ventured into the flower shop next door. Imagine her delight as the store owner handed her a freshly cut flower! As I watched through the window I noticed her smile was glowing and radiant as she held the sunflower to her chest. … More Special Treasure

Pancake Promises

In the midst of his sickness, we promised our bedridden, energy depleted boy that we’d take him out for pancakes once he recovered. He soon felt better, but it wasn’t until a week later that we came through on our promise. For Oscar, the delay was not a denial. We simply waited for the right … More Pancake Promises