Bible journaling

Shades of HOPE #BibleJournaling

For a Bible journaling newbie like me, how-to courses and videos are a big temptation. So perhaps it’s no surprise that a few weeks ago I signed up for Rebekah R. Jones’ “Word Study for Bible Journaling” course. The word Rebekah chose as a focus for these video lessons was HOPE. I’ve posted the two… Continue reading Shades of HOPE #BibleJournaling

Bible journaling, Bible study

We need the rain! #BibleJournaling

Who would think, after the long, cold, wet winter and spring we’ve had, that our province (B.C.) would be panting for rain? Yet the hundreds of wildfires that have been burning for several weeks now have us praying for the relief of a physical downpour. Hubby and I spent last weekend at a series of… Continue reading We need the rain! #BibleJournaling

Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Storm (review)

Storm: Hearing Jesus for the Times We Live In by Jim Cymbala My rating: 4 of 5 stars Jim Cymbala, who experienced Hurricane Sandy in 2012, likens it to the storm he expects will soon hit the evangelical church of North America. In Storm he gives advice to pastors and lay people about how to… Continue reading Storm (review)

Bible study, Book Reviews

New Spirit-Filled Life Bible (NIV) – Kindle version (review)

New Spirit-Filled Life Bible-NIV-Signature by Jack Hayford My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was excited when I found the New Spirit-Filled Life Bible (NIV) offered for review by Thomas Nelson as an e-book. I have used the hard copy of this Bible (NKJV version) since 2005—and love it! What sets this study Bible apart… Continue reading New Spirit-Filled Life Bible (NIV) – Kindle version (review)

Biography, Book Reviews, Non-fiction

Appointment in Jerusalem (review)

Appointment In Jerusalem by Lydia Prince My rating: 5 of 5 stars In December of 1926 Lydia Christensen was a successful 36-year-old Domestic Arts teacher in the city of Korsor Denmark. However, just before Christmas when her longtime friend and colleague Soren asked her to marry him, she couldn't answer "yes." She was fond of… Continue reading Appointment in Jerusalem (review)

Fiction, Poetry, Writing Prompts, Writing resources

March prompt: wind

What's the saying for March--"In like a lamb, out like a lion," or "In like a lion, out like a lamb"?  The implication is that March is a windy month. Wind is no stranger to the Bible. It is mentioned for the first time in Genesis 8:1 when God sent a wind to help dry… Continue reading March prompt: wind