As our bodies grow old and change I believe our spirits evolve into something bigger. My husband’s grandfather was an influential man. His soul was much bigger than his body. He took up space in a room and had so much spiritual weight. No one could have known him for any amount of time without… Read More
I have realized that I want to grow my own peonies. I want them to burst with colour in my own yard. I want their sweet smell to fill the air around me. So I took action and called around to various greenhouses. The local greenhouse told me they were sold out. There would be… Read More
One day at work I sat in a coworkers office. I was distracted by the bare walls and lack of art work. There were no pictures, and even worse no windows. Feeling stifled I decided to draw them a picture. I just didn’t know what to draw. So, I shyly asked what their favourite flower… Read More
You…my little laugh, my Happy, and sometimes my sad. My run into my arms reminder that Im a safe place. You’re the “go away Mommy!” You need your space. The little mirror that shows me my ways. A copy cat who repeats every phrase. My eventual forgiveness. A special kind of grace. You see me as beautiful…. Read More
April 11, 2018 A life with children is magical. It can make even the most ordinary thing, like a leaf, a grand discovery. The wind in the trees, the movement of light on water, the reflection in a glass, and so much more becomes a “WOW” of wonder in my mind, but it really starts… Read More
To Have Faith is an act of courage. It takes courage to close your eyes and enter into the presence of an almighty God. It is not a burden, but rather a special gift available to you if you are willing to receive it. It is made possible by Jesus. Jesus made the way spiritually… Read More
March14, 2021- Family Trip to Jasper, Alberta My feet rested on the ice covered ground. With blue sky and mountains surrounding me I drank in deeply the clean fresh air. My face was uncovered and it felt good to breathe. My son was sitting with me on the log bench. The plaque on it continually… Read More
Grief is alive. It’s a living creature that hides, and unexpected triggers reveal it. As I write this, I am sitting below a large painting of two horses. It’s one of my very own unexpected triggers. Like the tears that come when they want to old memory’s emerge without warning. A memory of my sister… Read More
Some days I feel overwhelmed with the varying thoughts of humanity regarding God. They seem to speak of all that is required of us rather than directing our thoughts towards all that God has done. These thoughts lead to a place where I feel like I am desperately failing. These thoughts weigh me down. On… Read More
July 4th, 2020 I was standing at the kitchen sink when my 2 year old daughter approached me. Her outstretched hand was facing palm up. I think it was her right hand. She appeared to be handing me something. I made an exclamatory response and said “for me!” She responded that yes it was for… Read More
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