Joel 3:10 (NIV) Let the weak say, “I am strong.”

My thought for today

Joel 3:10 (NIV) Let the weak say, “I am strong.”

There are moments in our walk with God that we do feel weak; we feel inadequate. But here, God is calling us to speak his word over our lives, to, as the Bible says Jude 1:20 (NIV) “But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit. Also the Bible says in Hosea 14:2 (NIV) “Take my words with you.” Let the seed of God’s word grow within you. The Bible says in Acts 19:20 (KJV) “So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.” Let the word of God grow inside of you; water it every day in prayer.  Spend time with God with his word. Let the word of God become in you an overcoming force. Let it prevail and win over everything.

At first the seed…

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Family Picnic Fun in the Sun

Vernon BC Express

Visitor Information Counsellor Courtney imagines a perfect family picnic outing:

I wake up refreshed with ideas for the day ahead. I need some more time to rejuvenate, kick back and relax in nature. Somewhere I can take the family. The day slowly reveals itself. I pad to the kitchen and whip up snacks to go, a couple of backpacks and plenty of water. The kids slap on some sun screen and we’re off.

“Where are we going mom?” Sarah asks. It’s Sunday and she knows that means it’s a day for family.

We pull up to Kin Park and I lay out a couple of blankets to settle back and wait. My husband runs out to into the field with two energetic kids zig zagging a soccer ball between them. Their laughter and teasing remarks fill the air. My husband plays goalie and I play supportive cheerleader.

Kin BeachOut of breath…

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