Shelaine Strom

Shelaine Strom is a Life Coach and Certified Career Practitioner who has worked in the career transition industry for almost 20 years. She is married to Bill and lives in Abbotsford, BC where she enjoys a mix of both empty nest and three sons coming and going from university.

Articles by Shelaine Strom

Being With

Share this Devo on Facebook and Twitter: I’m sorry, what’s your name again? #LifeDevo “And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Look! God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God.’”  Revelation 21:3 I sat beside my friend […] Read More >

Big Picture, Small Picture

Read When the Heart Waits by Sue Monk Kidd “Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3: 13-14 […] Read More >

Is It Possible?

How did I not know? #LifeDevo Read The Voice of Jesus by Gordon T. Smith “Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?” 1 Corinthians 3:16 The risen Christ dwells within me. Seriously? Is it possible that the God of the Universe would make Himself so vulnerable as to live on earth, […] Read More >

Moans and Groans

“Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. Romans 8:26 “Maay I huv shum juz, phleez?” Translated, it means, “May I have some juice, please?” and it’s how I sounded […] Read More >

More Than I Know

Share this Devo on Facebook and Twitter: The more you know, the more you need to learn. #LifeDevo “And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.” Acts 2:2 The bark and rock-covered floor of the lake mesmerized me as I stared from the edge of […] Read More >

Pray Continually

Share this Devo on Facebook and Twitter: Just keep praying, just keep praying… #LifeDevo “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1Thess. 5:16-18 “Pray continually”…frankly, these two words baffled me for much of my Christian life. They seemed to demand an impossible requirement, one that […] Read More >

Seed Planters

Be a seed planter by trade, read Workplace Grace by Bill Peel and Walt Larimore You can plant seeds in any season. #LifeDevo “I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow.” 1 Corinthians 3:6 I used to work in a program where overtly talking about God was not allowed. It took me years to […] Read More >

Stop in the Name of Love

Read Surrender to Love by David Benner Stop your car, in the name of love! #LifeDevo “We love because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19  The meeting ended and I began my drive home, thankful to be heading toward my deck and a cup of tea. I passed by a park and recalled the numerous times […] Read More >

Stop. Pray. Wait.

The ‘Call to Prayer’ that inspired this devo. You should be glad to be weak! #LifeDevo “We are glad whenever we are weak but you are strong; and our prayer is that you may be fully restored.” 2 Corinthians 13:9 I first encountered The Angelus by Jean-Francois Millet in an ArtWay devotional twenty days before my twenty year […] Read More >

Take the Leap

Does taking a leap of faith make your stomach do flips? #LifeDevo Read: What Women Fear: Walking in Faith That Transforms by Angie Smith “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” Hebrews 10:23 My son posted a video of his two buddies and him bungee jumping. The song Let it Go played as I watched the first […] Read More >