13 years

Thirteen years ago I became a mother. I still remember the feeling so well, it wasn’t the way I had wanted it to go, nor was it the way I had planned. It was an emergency C-section that stole the baby from my womb and then rushed him over to the SickKids Cardiac Critical CareContinue reading “13 years”

Reclaimed

I don’t know about you but I am a proud garbage recycler. It’s a bit of a joke in the family, the boys scream “Don’t look Mummy” if they see an old chair or dresser on the roadside because they know that if there is room in the back of the car I may justContinue reading “Reclaimed”

Water in the drought.

Yesterday morning I was on the phone with a fellow pastor’s wife and writer, we were talking about how our blogs are getting harder to write with nothing going on around us and I started telling her how it’s forced me to do the Bible, and she said “that’s a blog post right there”… andContinue reading “Water in the drought.”

The Psalms Project

“and this is how hope works. We are sidelined, sick, sad, and feel forgotten. But when the music plays, we are taken aback, and we remember the God who holds us. And in the remembering we are renewed and remade to hope again”Mike Janzen There is something pure and beautifully honest about the Psalms, theContinue reading “The Psalms Project”

Healing in his wings

The Healing of the bleeding woman a characterization from Mark 5:25-34 Dust covered her feet, tired legs carried her through the heat of the day to the place where she had heard the crowd was gathering. She was hunched over, the shame of years of being unclean had worn her down and her eyes stayedContinue reading “Healing in his wings”

Love. That’s it.

Last night I sat with my kids watching the news as we saw the replay of the storming of the Capitol building in Washington D.C.. There is a lot to say about the ways in which this blows my mind, a lot to say about the way that things were handled by both the presidentContinue reading “Love. That’s it.”

And yet…

I saw a post on Instagram this morning that was a sidewalk square that had been chalked. It read “2020 was the year that I was going to get everything I wanted, but it turns out it was the year that I learned to be grateful for what I have”. There is so much truthContinue reading “And yet…”