A call to arms

This wave has been a Tsunami on the emotions, I see it everywhere I look. People are angry, fed up, frustrated, short fused and tired. I myself have been noticing that the slightest thing annoys me and despite trying to avoid the news I am still confronted with the reality of this pandemic on aContinue reading “A call to arms”

Timothy J Haughton

Today is a special day, today I get the honour of celebrating my best friends birthday. Every year I feel the same unmistakable honour and love and thankfulness that he was born but this year it’s so much bigger. I have seen Tim step up for me when I needed him or when the kidsContinue reading “Timothy J Haughton”

noisy silence

Sometimes we find ourselves in a place of stillness and the silence can be deafening. I think the world is finding itself there now. We have so many things that we know need to be done, could be done but if you are like me the noise of the silence is distracting. As a rebelliousContinue reading “noisy silence”

How do we hope when fear is the virus?

I find myself in a strange place this week, similar to a rollercoaster I feel hopeful one moment and then frustrated and angry the next. Life just isn’t normal, and part of me understands that it will not be normal for a very long time but then another part of me wants to run outContinue reading “How do we hope when fear is the virus?”

Step out …

Toronto – Closed Pandemic week 4 or 5:┬áIt has been a long few weeks. I have sat down to write a thousand times and either one of the kids comes to ask a question (usually preceeded by the announcement that they are hungry) or I sit and stare at the blank screen lost in thoughtContinue reading “Step out …”

We aren’t alone.

When everyday changes and nothing feels secure and no can give you answers it is easy to draw in, to think of yourself and be afraid, panicked even. All these feelings I have been feeling remind me of the weeks I sat in the CCCU waiting room not knowing what was going to happen withContinue reading “We aren’t alone.”