Angela S Ryan

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brand new days

“Marilla, isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Anne of Green Gables is full of favourite quotes and I can rattle one off after another.  This one is a particular favourite, because every tomorrow is a brand new day, a beautiful gift from God. Today is the eve of a whole new year of tomorrows.  It’s one of the things I love about New Year’s Eve.  Not that the year  ...

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speaking life

speaking life

A few weeks ago I met someone who has been continually stunning me. Every time I see her she is seeing the best and speaking life into a situation.  It doesn’t matter what’s going on she always seems to have something encouraging and just plain lovely to say.  You can’t help but walk away feeling anointed, inspired or something incredible like that. Now, I don’t generally struggle when it comes to seeing a glass half full, but this is really rocking me.  I have been  ...

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rain

There’s something beautiful about rain, something truly beautiful. It’s raining right now.  Not too heavily, but enough to wet everything right through. At the very first sound, when the rain begins hitting our skylights, my heart wants to start chatting with God. Rain does wonders in the natural, but it also represents so much in the spiritual and that is what I am reminded of when the drops start falling.  It gives water to the parched and thirsty.  It destroys all evidence of  ...

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God's love

day 31 – everything love

Wow! We’ve spent a month together looking at God’s love and even now I know there is so much more to it than we’ve covered.  I guess that’s like anything as we grow in the understanding of God, there always seems to be more to Him.  We may come back to this topic sometime, but for now, please join me in my conversation with God about what we’ve learned of His love. Lord, thank You that right from the beginning You had a plan. Thank You that You so loved us that  ...

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