'pride' tagged posts

Living a Life of Love

Love is more than affection and kind feelings. That was the emphasis of a song that came out many years ago by Don Francisco titled, “Love is not a Feeling.” The song speaks of love being a verb, something that was acted out towards others. His example? Jesus Christ! Love is the heart of life…

Depending on the Vine

One of the biggest hindrances to Christian growth is our own pride. As human beings, we often think very highly of ourselves. Our success and achievements are just that… ours. But as Christians, is that the way we should go through life? Is life purely about us? One of the most merciful gifts God can…

God’s Purpose for Thorns

Roses are some of the most beautiful flowers in the world. You can now buy them in a myriad of colours and intensity of aromas. They are the standard flower used to express love between people. Almost everything about them is beautiful from the flowers to the strong stems that hold them. But there is…

Surrender Leads to Victory

Sunday was Remembrance Day. It is a day we set aside to remember and honour the fallen, the veterans who survived and those who continue to serve and sacrifice so much so we can experience the freedoms we have in our country. I cannot imagine what our lives would have been like if 100 years…

Learning From Children

A couple of years ago, a group of us got together with the intention of sponsoring a refugee family from Syria to come to Canada. The process had many ups and downs with potential families lined up to come only to have their immigration fall through. Finally, after much prayer and patience, a family arrived…