Reality check… I’m not really a blogger.

But when inspiration hits, this is a place where I can share my thoughts.  Enjoy!

June 20, 2018

Comparison kills.

Comparison is a stealth thief and a ruthless killer.  It sneaks up on us at the most unsuspecting times and robs us of our personal peace, our daily joy, and…

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June 14, 2018

Under the influence.

  Have you ever found yourself in a place where you felt trapped, surrounded or attacked? There is a common misconception among followers of Christ that if we are listening…

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May 31, 2018

Let’s cheer each other on.

Speak encouraging words to one another. Build up hope so you’ll all be together in this, no one left out, no one left behind. I know you’re already doing this;…

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May 18, 2018

All about water baptism.

  As followers of Christ one of the very first opportunities we have to walk in obedience is our decision to be baptized.  Baptism is a public declaration of our…

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May 3, 2018

The unspoken conversation.

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Jordan Berta from The Unspoken Conversation to record a series of podcasts about the topic of mental health and the church….

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April 25, 2018

Praise in the darkest hour.

When things are going good in our lives and everything seems to be in our favour it’s easy to praise God and thank him for his goodness and faithfulness towards…

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April 23, 2018

Meet Emily.

Daring to Accept God’s Invitation I started my dream job at age 24. When my church hired me for administration, it was heaven. To be part of a team that…

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April 18, 2018

What’s your God sized dream?

Do you have a dream for your life that is so big it seems nearly impossible? I call that a God sized dream… and I believe God drops those dreams…

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April 1, 2018

Why do we take communion?

  This audio message was recorded on Good Friday as we took communion as families at my local church. When Jesus broke bread and shared wine with his disciples he…

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March 20, 2018

Living by faith.

It takes faith to follow the path that God has marked out for your life. Hebrews 10:38-39 The Message Anyone who is right with me thrives on loyal trust; if…

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March 3, 2018

You are valuable.

This week I had the awesome opportunity to share my story and some encouraging words with the gals over at See Hear Love. It had been a while since someone…

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February 27, 2018

Revival starts in the heart.

  I came across a quote this week in a book by Jim Cymbala.  He wrote… “Revival comes when people become dissatisfied with what is and yearn deeply for what…

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February 18, 2018

Bring it to the light.

As followers of Christ one of the most dysfunctional things we do is try to hide. It’s the first thing Adam and Eve did when they sinned in the garden…..

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January 31, 2018

No fear here.

I’m being super honest today about a struggle I’ve had in my life with fearful thoughts. At times, they would spin completely out of control. I discovered that all of…

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January 26, 2018

Oops… I blew it again.

Just two days after posting a new devotional about making mistakes I had a day yesterday where I felt like I just totally blew it again. I woke up this…

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January 23, 2018

I am Love.

  We were created by God to love and be loved.  In each human heart, God has placed the capacity to know and receive his incredible love.  A love that…

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January 23, 2018

We all make mistakes.

There are times when I just totally blow it… and for days, months or even years I keep replaying the moment of failure over and over in my mind. Like…

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January 17, 2018

I am here.

  As a little girl growing up in church I would hear people say that God had spoken to them.  I wondered what that would be like… to hear the…

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January 9, 2018

Discover your purpose.

Deep inside every human heart there is a longing for purpose.  We want to know that our life matters but we also want to be part of a greater narrative….

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January 1, 2018

What’s your word for the year?

Grateful? Disciplined? Generous? Patient? What’s your word for this year? I’m not really into making resolutions or setting goals… not that there’s anything wrong with that. But as a new…

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December 27, 2017

Pursue peace relentlessly.

One of the keys to living a life that is free and fulfilling is to be the kind of person who easily makes peace with others. Relationships are messy and…

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December 14, 2017

From provision to prosperity.

  God has promised to meet all of our needs, but provision is just the beginning. He wants to lead us into a life of prosperity. But unfortunately the message…

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December 12, 2017

Be a peacekeeper.

Romans 12:18 If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Relationships can be messy and complicated. As long as we live there…

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November 16, 2017

Be quick to listen and slow to speak.

There is an art to being a good listener. There’s a vibe we pick up when people are not good listeners… and no matter how old we are or mature…

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November 8, 2017

A life you’ll love – Session 2

  Jesus said that he would give us the keys to the kingdom so that we could actively participate in building the kingdom life.  Those keys are principles that unlock…

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November 7, 2017

A life you’ll love – Session 1

  Jesus said that he would give us the keys to the kingdom so that we could actively participate in building the kingdom life.  Those keys are principles that unlock…

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November 7, 2017

Close the gap.

Video Teaching Series. John 10:10 NIV I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. In this scripture, Jesus makes a bold statement that should make…

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October 26, 2017

You can do it.

Just a little encouragement for your day. God would never ask you to do something that was too difficult for you or beyond your reach. What he asks of us…

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October 20, 2017

All or nothing.

The gospel that Jesus preached was an all or nothing message. He asked his followers to trust him enough to walk away from everything they’ve known, everything familiar, and follow…

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October 9, 2017

Give thanks.

I can honestly say I’m thankful for everything in my life. I haven’t always felt that way and it took me a long time to get here. Being thankful isn’t…

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September 12, 2017

Do you feel broken?

You may feel broken right now but Jesus is in the business of making broken things whole. I was broken too… I know exactly how you feel… scared, anxious, alone…

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September 12, 2017

Lay it down.

In order for God to take you where you need to go and to run your best race in this life, it’s going to be best for you to step…

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August 30, 2017

Are you trustworthy?

In the past, I’ve often shrunk away from certain roles because I believed that there were more talented people to do the work. Maybe you’ve done that too. I’ve come…

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August 23, 2017

Sacrifice of praise

When things are going good in our lives and everything seems to be in our favor it’s easy to praise God and thank him for his goodness and faithfulness towards…

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August 19, 2017

Worship Playlist

Hey friends… just thought I would take a moment to share my worship playlist. This is a compilation of some old favourites, new worship and radio play music that inspires…

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August 14, 2017

Do you feel stuck?

Maybe it’s because you’ve been carrying something that you were not designed to carry. God asks us to literally “throw off” things that would slow us down, distract us, or…

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August 12, 2017

Don’t give up!

God’s word is full of amazing promises for his people.  He is a covenant making, promise keeping, faithful Heavenly Father who longs to pour out his blessing on his children….

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August 8, 2017

You are so loved!

You don’t have to wonder if God loves you. You never have to question God’s love for you because he proved his love for you. He settled it forever on…

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August 1, 2017

God’s promises to you.

What exactly is faith? Many people believe that faith is about having a positive attitude or simply wishful thinking. But Biblical faith is so much more! It actually has substance…

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July 30, 2017

Compelled by Love.

  This session was recorded at Crowned with Love Women’s Event July 2017 at The City Church in Mississauga, Ontario. The team was kind enough to allow me to share…

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July 30, 2017

So Loved.

  This session was recorded at Crowned with Love Women’s Event July 2017 at The City Church in Mississauga, Ontario. The team was kind enough to allow me to share…

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July 23, 2017

Meet Ash-Lee.

Guest blog post My Story with Ash-Lee Schroeder I am on an endless pursuit of personal wholeness. My life was radically saved through one personal encounter with Jesus, one moment…

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July 17, 2017

What are you hungry for?

God has promised us everything we need to get through this life, but it’s our responsibility to come to the table hungry and ready to receive from him. If my…

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July 3, 2017

No More Excuses

Go. I will help you speak and teach you what to say. Exodus 4:11 In this scripture passage, we find Moses, who had just been walking along minding his own…

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June 16, 2017

A legacy of faith.

  Every parent at some point has experienced fear and apprehension about raising their kids.  We all feel inadequate at times and wonder if we have taught our kids everything…

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May 27, 2017

Structures of authority.

God himself set up certain authority structures and promises us that when we submit to those structures we will thrive in life. We often think of being under authority as…

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May 1, 2017

What’s Your Story?

We all love a good story. Stories bring us together, and they remind us that we are not alone.  They inspire us, and give us hope for the future.  Every…

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April 14, 2017

I think you can do it.

These are six powerful little words that literally changed the course of my destiny. When I was stuck. When I didn’t know what to do next. When I didn’t believe…

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