I’ve Got to Remember

I’ve got remember to tell Paul, I thought. My daughter-in-law Megan’s face glowed, was great with child, in her last trimester. I listened intently as she excitedly explained the preparations for the baby’s birth. And then it dawned on me, oh yeah, Paul isn’t here; he’s in heaven with Jesus. October 17, 2009 was the day Paul was promoted to heaven, the day everything changed.

Today would have been Pastor Paul's 59th birthday. How will I remember his life on this, another one of his birthdays? It's the anniversary of the birth of Pastor Paul Giesbrecht. I’ve decided to spend the rest of my life remembering.

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Beauty From Ashes

Beauty From Ashes[Tweet "God’s specialty is rearranging the ashes of our disappointments"]  God’s specialty is rearranging the ashes of our disappointments, despair and dismay into something beautiful. He takes our…

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Ambitiously Anticipating Advent

Ambitiously Anticipating Advent “When can we open our presents?” my eight-year old daughter asked. “Only seven more sleeps,” I said. I’d been teaching my children to be patient through a…

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