My Broken Angel

I wrote the following blog nine years ago, in 2011. It was in the months following my heart attack, a challenging time for me. My mom was still with us, and my dear friend Dene was an inspiration to me. Here are my thoughts which still ring true today   There is a...

Peace in Action

We’ve been experiencing frigid temperatures, as has much of western Canada this week.  Cold is the topic of conversations everywhere, and winter blues abound. Unless of course, you are one who loves winter, and doesn’t mind the cold, and there are some who...

Living the Word for 2020

The new year dawned.  We are almost a week into the new decade. If I were to be honest (and I will be), it has been a hard week.  I’ve had to toss my idealism aside, face my own shortcomings, live with depression that comes from SAD and a combination of...

Be Thou My Vision

We sang this song on Sunday.  The words have always moved me; poetic, prophetic. As we embark on a new year, a new decade, it seems appropriate to end the year with these words:  Be Thou my Vision.  For I believe that God alone knows our tomorrows, and I am grateful...

The Sigh After Christmas

You’ve seen those announcements bent on annoying or amusing you… 300 days until Christmas, or only 51 more weeks… There is no other celebration I know with so much buildup, anticipation, and expectation. It IS a joyous time where we focus on family and...

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