the abyss that called my name

Words & Images by Laurie Haughton

Feeling hurts

They say that as a blogger you need to write consistently… they (whoever they are) are the same people that say that new mother’s should nap when the baby is napping… like the laundry and dishes will do themselves while you nap with your baby… My intentions are good but my main job is toContinue reading “Feeling hurts”

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”

It’s a boat

Imagine if you will that dating is sitting or standing on a dock with someone that you are wanting to get to know. You talk for a bit but you realize that this person is actually not really someone you want to spend any long amount of time with so you kindly (KINDLY) say thankContinue reading “It’s a boat”

Part ten: goodbyes

  On December 7th I woke up thinking about all the people in my world that I would be leaving behind, my parents, my sister, my Grandpa and aunt and my friends. That was the hard part, saying goodbye to them, knowing they would suffer the agony of death far more than I would. IContinue reading “Part ten: goodbyes”

A single light

It is Christmas eve. I love this particular holiday. This year we gifted the whole family with a new puppy named Max. He’s a joy to have in the house but he is a puppy and he can be rambunctious; lots of walks are needed to keep him at a good level of sane whileContinue reading “A single light”

St. Pauls Bloor Street

This morning’s service was one I won’t soon forget, it was like God was in the room with us as a community, holding us together, binding us and building up a group of people that love each other so much. It was an emotional service, with a final prayer at the end for Joshua andContinue reading “St. Pauls Bloor Street”