When I am reading the Bible, sometime the light shines on it in a new way, I get a new message, one that is still true to the gospel, but gives me a slightly different slant. That is how I see God’s Word as living, as alive and responding to the needs of the day.
I love to create gardens and quilts. Both of these activities revolve around colours, moving things around, finding new and exciting combinations to weave together.
I was on the treadmill when it happened. I wasn’t always a physically active person. I was one of those kids that endured gym class and never bothered with team sports. I loved sweets of all sorts (and still do).Read more
As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord. (Joshua 24:15, NRSV) These words have kept coming back to me this past week. Joshua, now an old man, brings his people together to share these words with them. IfRead more
I often hear myself replay, “same old, same old,” when people ask how I’m doing, how the family is, or how my job is going. This is an easy answer, probably a habit now. Yes, life moves forward. Sometimes itRead more
Today, January 6, many of us tend to reflect on the visit of the Magi as we celebrate Epiphany. I like Epiphany because it connects to where I am at after Christmas. Although most of our Christmas cards would haveRead more
Beginnings are great! They give us fresh new hope for what’s to come. Every year I start the New Year with much anticipation of the year to come. The task-oriented side of my personality begins to make plans. Typically, theyRead more
Yaabut—I’m pretty sure it’s not a real word and yet I seem to hear it all the time… We need to welcome refugees—right now that means Syrian refugees especially. Yaabut there are lots of people in Canada to help andRead more