They say hindsight is 20/20, but lately I have been wondering just how far behind me the incident must be for that perfect vision to kick in. Is it a week, two years, a decade? Please don’t tell me that it’s going to be more than a decade; I’m already wilting. My courage, strength, and … Continue reading Bloom or Bust?
In last Sunday’s installment of When Calls the Heart, two would-be friends entered into the boxing ring of offense before realizing that actions are better than reactions. As the saloon grew busier and louder with each night’s festivities, the townspeople reacted by approaching their beloved mayor with their concerns. In a show of good faith, … Continue reading reACTion – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”
Abigail Stanton confronts Henry Gowen after he returned her investment, with interest, even though the stock had plummeted. PC: Crown Media, LLC It has taken Henry Gowen and Abigail Stanton at least five years to truly develop a friendship. Throughout their history, when Abigail invested in Henry by sharing a freshly-baked scone or a warm … Continue reading The Other Side of Offense – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”
I’ve been trying to remain aware of God’s hand in my life. So often, as author Robin Gunn shared in a recent keynote address at the West Coast Christian Writers conference, we present an Eeyore-like attitude, quietly thanking God for “noticing us” when instead we should be bouncing with excitement like Tigger at what it … Continue reading What’s Next – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”
“We’re late, we’re late, for a very important date!” I want to shout to my kids as they wrestle each other for a place at the bathroom sink, trying to out-muscle each other to see who gets their teeth brushed first. I pause, reminding myself that our tardiness may just be Providence’s way of protecting … Continue reading Hedge of Protection