Summer Reading {10 Titles}

I love reading anytime of year but summer seems to be a time when you’re supposed to be able to sit back and relax with a cold drink and dive into the pages.  We’ll see if that happens! I do however, have at least 10 books that I want to read this summer. I seem […]

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Summer Love {10 things I love about the season}

To be fair to the season, I thought I should post at least 10 things that I actually LIKE about summer. Just in case you’re wondering why I’d make such a statement…the truth is…I am NOT a fan of summer time. But today is not the time to tell you why, because I am choosing […]

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O Canada!! {10 things I love}

Happy Canada Day!! I am so happy to be a Canadian.  I love my country and can’t imagine living anywhere else.  Here are the top 10 things I love about my country! 1. I have been from one end of our country to the other and it is so beautiful and diverse.  I love the […]

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Happy Birthday to Josiah!

My marvelous song is 17 today.  He is all growed up and huge! 🙂 (yes I am aware that that was a bad sentence) We celebrate with a birthday breakfast and family parties and all kinds of such things!  We just finished breakfast and are heading out to a family reunion but I couldn’t resist […]

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FMF – It’s The Time In Between

It’s Friday and the prompt for today has been wandering in my head all day. If you’d like to know more about FMF click on this button: Today’s prompt: In Between GO   “It’s the time in-between…” This line comes from  a song by Francesca Battestelli.  It’s a lovely song about Jesus’ time in between […]

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What I learned in June.

Emily P. Freeman over at Chatting at the Sky has been sharing what she’s learned every month and invited her readers to do the same.  You can link up over HERE if you’re so inclined. **Warning: This is rather random, well at least some of it is! 1. I’m not a big fan of summer. […]

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Book Review: {Deadly Devotion}

Sandra Orchard’s new book Deadly Devotion‘s plot line is focused on tea, truth and it’s set in Canada AND it’s a mystery – what’s not to like!!?  I can’t help but endorse a fellow Canadian, however, you’ll want to grab a copy of the book for some great pool-side reading this summer! Kate Adams is […]

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It’s NOT for you!

A few days ago I talked about getting hurt by your own gifting.  But what about when you get hurt by someone else’s? I know this happens far too often. I’ve been in ministry since I was about sixteen and have had many roles.  Teacher, director, leader, pastor, administrator, board member. I’ve seen a lot. […]

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Learn the unforced rhythm of grace…

“Don’t put your macaroni on the wall.” “Take your laundry downstairs.” “Where is the receipt that goes with this entry?” “Is that your cute face?” “No, you’ve already had a treat.” “Tomorrow is a crafty day would you like to come over?” “Do we know how many attendees we can expect?” “How do I figure […]

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When You Get Bit

What happens when that thing you’re gifted at comes back and bites you?   One of my gifts is exhortation – the ability to counsel and advise people toward righteous living –  however, when turned on myself I can point out what’s wrong with me faster than the proverbial speeding bullet. There’s nothing wrong with […]

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