An Inspirational Life

Broken

Broken

One day, not so very long ago I felt broken, utterly and completely spent. Bereft. The burden of holding myself more-or-less together throughout the day became more than I could carry; I thought I might find solace in the peace of a hot bath. I turned on the taps and threw in a handful of bath […]

A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

Amidst the chaos of the cities, a part of you always yearns for the silence of the woods. ~ Ram Mohan Gerry and I went for a walk in the woods today. The brilliant colours of autumn are finished but there is still a simple beauty to be found there. The woods do that to […]

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 […]

Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic

Once upon a time I believed there was something magical about Christmas Day that went beyond anything that Santa Claus could bring. I distinctly remember looking out the window on a cold Saskatchewan Christmas morning when I was a child and seeing sparkles in the air. I realize now that it was likely ice crystals […]

Photo Friday - An April Afternoon

Photo Friday – An April Afternoon

A quiet afternoon in April, my time my own to fill as I desire, I step outside on the deck, listen to the sweet sound of silence, breathe deeply, and drink in the view. I first moved to Kamloops when I was eighteen-years-old and, except for the past seven years we spent in Washington state, this city […]

Last Friday

Last Friday

Fist bump. It’s our last Friday. I kiss Gerry goodbye and head out into the unexpectedly snowy morning on my way to work for the final Friday I’ll spend in the office. Next week will be a short one bracketed with a retirement lunch for Gerry on Monday and a retirement celebration for me on […]

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