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”

Gift of Good Words

Follow the Gifts of Good Words Blog Hop taking place from November 4-18, 2020, and Find quality Canadian Christian books for those on your Christmas list! Then on November 18th, join the Good Words Virtual Book Fair on Facebook: FIND IT HERE This is going to be fun! I have never done a blog hopContinue reading “Gift of Good Words”

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.”

we aren’t powerless

 If you have ever known someone who is in the midst of serious suffering then you know what it can feel like to really feel helpless in the face of their pain. It’s hard to watch someone you love and care about struggling, to see the unshed tears in their eyes or see the slightContinue reading “we aren’t powerless”

life beyond Eden

Sometimes the reality of the world we live in comes to our door and knocks. I used to have these terrifying nightmares where there was a ‘bad man’ trying to get into the house to hurt my kids and I was blind and unable to use my voice. I could hear the kids crying butContinue reading “life beyond Eden”

Great destiny?

C.S. Lewis once said ‘hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny’ and I believe that in many cases he is right but I think too that hardships can refine you, shape you, not for some ‘great’ destiny but rather simply to make you into a better version of yourself, the version that GodContinue reading “Great destiny?”

What didn’t suck

I am happy and surprised to announce that today went as smoothly as possible… truly it’s been amazing! He went in with no fuss, they let me hold the mask for him while he went to sleep and only once did he look scared, I asked if he wanted me to pray, he said yesContinue reading “What didn’t suck”

no questions are invalid

Someone asked me today ‘do you have regrets?’ this came from an email conversation with a woman I met online through the blog. Her question was asked in innocence and a genuine desire to seek knowledge from me about our choices as parents, or more specifically about Josh. It strikes me that I should haveContinue reading “no questions are invalid”