Tomorrow will be one month since I ran the Ottawa marathon. I spent 6 months training for this event. On May 26, the day of the marathon, I was in the best shape I had been in for 9 years. Now, less than a month after, I find it much harder to run 10K than... Continue Reading →
Most people want big things. To accomplish big things. To have big things. To achieve big dreams. Many people, including myself, love to watch movies with dramatic big endings, where the underdog team defeats the bigger and better team. We live in a world where we are told that we can accomplish anything if we... Continue Reading →
"La connaissance de Dieu sans celle de sa misère fait l`orgueil. La connaissance de sa misère sans celle de Dieu fait le désespoir. La conaissance de Jésus-Christ fait le milieu parce que nous y trouvons, et Dieu et notre misère." - Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), Pensées, XIV, 181.
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." - Hebrews 11:1 (ESV) Hebrews 11 is a relatively famous chapter in the New Testament. In this chapter, the writer lists numerous examples of people who had faith in God. Often when we read about these people we imagine them... Continue Reading →
Many know John 3:16. It is probably the most popular verse in all the Bible. But what about 1 John 3:16. Lately, it has been this verse that the Lord has used to get my attention. By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down... Continue Reading →