Posts by Catherine Boivin

For the Least of These …

I was doing some Christmas shopping at a toy store last Christmas and an incident occurred that touched me deeply. As I was hurrying up and down the aisles looking for presents, I was stopped and called over by an old lady who was sitting on a bench with two young children; one sitting beside…

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In the Palm of His Hand

When I endedYour tiny lifeWithin my wombGod graspedYour life-less bodyAnd held youIn the palmOf His mighty hand. He blewHis breathOf lifeBack into youWith such fatherly care,DelicatelyFashioning youInto a litleCare-free girl. Like a gentle windHe breathedLoveAll over youAnd He meltedYour heartInto a puddleOf compassion. His joyBubbled withinUntil it could not beContainedAnd joy dropletsBurst forthInto song! No…

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A Reunion of Hearts – A Mother’s Story

I have a Mother’s Day message that I believe the Lord inspired me to write. It’s for all you mothers that may have lost a baby at some point in your life, either through abortion, death, or miscarriage. Years ago, in my young adulthood, I was married for approximately two years to a young man…

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The Father’s Lap

PROPHETIC WORDSGIVEN TO ME BY THE LORDFebruary 18, 1996 “Come to Me My little children. I “delight” in each one of you. I want you to climb up onto My lap. Yes, all of you! My “lap” is big enough for all of you! My “love” is big enough for all of you! I want…

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God Knows and Is In Control

“For I know the plans I have for you, says the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope … Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.” (Jeremiah 29:11 & Proverbs 23:18, RSV) December 1997 I got a phone call, one…

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From Baby Steps to Dancing Feet

When I attended a non-denominational Christian Church for the very first time, I was immediately struck by the amazing “liveliness” displayed in the long, drawn-out Praise and Worship time. Coming from a “mainstream” Church background, where only “one hymn” was normally sung at the beginning, I kept expecting the singing to end. But I was…

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My Personal Testimony

— Given at my Water Baptism, September 1996 — I had first become a Christian about 17 years ago due to my Mom and Dad’s faithful prayers and spiritual guidance. But once I married and our family expanded there no longer seemed to be time for the Lord. I still belonged to the Catholic Church…

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A Miraculous Deliverance At Camp Sydenham, Ontario

In the last week of July 1997, my husband and I and our four children attended a non-denominational Christian family camp. The biblical teachings were scheduled in the morning and early evening of each day. Pastor Stephen Cummings and his wife, Yvonne, from the Orangeville Christian Fellowship in Hillsburg (Orangeville) led the teachings for the…

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New Revelations

Some of you already know that the Lord has been speaking to me a lot lately and I have been listening to Him. And He has had “words of prophecy” for myself and my family. What the Lord has been doing for ME through all of this – is that He has been “revealing Himself”…

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A Needy Soul

One evening, a few weeks before Christmas 1997, my twelve-year old son, Shaun, and I went Christmas shopping at a nearby mall. At 11:00 p.m., closing time, we headed to the Cash. No one else was around. The Cashier, after checking through our items, said, “Guess what! You guys just won yourself a turkey!”, as…

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