A Life of Gratitude

On Retreat

On Retreat

This post was first published at Story Circle Network’s One Woman’s Day blog. Once a year my husband goes on a salmon fishing trip with a few of his friends. It’s as much of a pleasure for me as it is for him. While he looks forward to fishing and fellowship, and anticipates the salmon, […]

He Is Risen!

He Is Risen!

On Friday we attended a Good Friday service that was so powerful it brought me to tears. Today, on Easter Sunday, we rejoice that our Saviour who endured the horror of the cross for us . . . for me . . . conquered death and rose from the grave. Hallelujah! He is risen, indeed! Like […]

Canadian Weblog Awards

Canadian Weblog Awards

I received an early Christmas surprise this morning when I learned that A Slice Of Life was awarded second place Canadian Weblog Awards Writing & Literature category! I’m humbled to be counted among the other winners in this category: Obscure CanLit Mama and InScribe Writers Online. Here’s a link to the award site so you can check out the winners […]

Canning, Thirties Style

Canning, Thirties Style

I mentioned a while ago that I was going through some old recipes that came from my grandma’s house. I came across a scrap of paper with faded pencil script on it that I found interesting. I  found a few similar pieces of paper addressed to one of Grandma’s neighbours and hand-delivered, I imagine, by my mom or her […]

Vegetable Soup and Slow Food

Vegetable Soup and Slow Food

If you ask my granddaughter about fast food she will tell you that she doesn’t eat it and that she eats slow food instead. Her mommy is doing an excellent job of educating her on the merits of healthy eating. I’ve pondered the concept of slow food often recently as I’ve stood at my kitchen […]

Pre-Dawn Gratitude

Pre-Dawn Gratitude

Ah, you’re back are you old friend. To say I’ve missed you would be a lie though you have been conspicuous by your absence. You’ve made yourself known; no concerns that I may have forgotten about you. I’ve cut my walks short, unable just yet to make the full route I’ve set as a goal, […]

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