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“No, for all the nations of the world     are but a drop in the bucket. They are nothing more     than dust on the scales. He picks up the whole earth     as though it were a grain of sand.” Isaiah 40:15 My family loves going to the beach, it’s one of our favourite summer activities. We don’t swim or even really go in the water, we just enjoy sitting in the sand. My oldest daughter loves to build sandcastles and build trenches, while my one year old enjoys eating the sand. Even now, in the dead of winter with snow all…

“She goes to inspect a field and buys it; with her earnings she plants a vineyard. She is energetic and strong, a hard worker. She makes sure her dealings are profitable; her lamp burns late into the night. Her hands are busy spinning thread, her fingers twisting fibre.” Prov. 31:16-19 NLT There is a principle that runs through the Bible of putting God first in everything we do and knowing that He will then bless us. Jacob made a vow to God that if the Lord would be with him and bring him back to his father’s house, he would…

“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 Throughout my life, I’ve built walls. And while I wish I were talking about physical walls, as they would be so much easier to tear down, I’m sadly talking about emotional ones. Walls that I thought would protect me from further hurt, and from wounds that take years to heal. I was mistaken though, as these walls kept out…