Sunday, November 12, 2017

Rest and be thankful. ~ William Wordsworth Some days these are the only things required—and aren’t we blessed by the gift of days like this? Today: worship and teaching, fellowship and family. We are looking forward to an overnight visit from out son who is passing through on the way to his next job. In

Monday, October 23, 2017

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ~ William Faulkner My granddaughter, who’s been homeschooled until now, starts grade three in public school today. Since her mom decided a couple of weeks ago to take this step, I’ve been praying for an easy transition for my Ladybug

Saturday, October 14, 2017

“When someone asks you where you come from, the answer is your mother. . . When your mother's gone, you've lost your past. It's so much more than love. Even when there's no love, it's so much more than anything else in your life. I did love my mother, but I didn't know how much

Monday, October 2, 2017

“The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” ~ Albert Einstein Home. A bit earlier than intended due to a winter storm warning (!) in Calgary. We enjoyed a busy and grand hockey-filled weekend but it’s good to be home where there’s no threat of snow. Yet. I’m looking forward to

Sunday, October 1, 2017

“Mothers of daughters are daughters of mothers and have remained so, in circles joined to circles, since time began.“ ~ Signe Hammer Thirty-eight years ago at this early morning time I was labouring and just hours away from holding the baby I just knew was going to be a girl. I was nineteen-years-old and had no