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”

Step out …

Toronto – Closed Pandemic week 4 or 5: It 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 …”

Joshua’s Hope

For the last three years I have been feeling led to start a foundation to aid in the fight for better adult care of Congenital Heart Survivors; I say ‘led’ because I felt that God was asking me to do it… and my answer was always ‘No, I can’t’. I am not sure if youContinue reading “Joshua’s Hope”

One event down… next one in the planning stages!

Yesterday we hosted an event at Nelson Mandela Park public school to raise awareness for Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) and to help raise money for the Cardiac Kids. It was AWESOME! Carlton and David Clarkson of the Toronto Maple Leafs showed up to say thank you on behalf of Cardiac Kids. Josh played the roleContinue reading “One event down… next one in the planning stages!”

technical not emotional

I have have been getting a lot of questions about Joshua’s particular diagnosis. So I thought I would post today a little bit about his CHD. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, the term CHD, or Congenital Heart Defect is a blanket term for a great number of diagnosis’ and I prefer to keep itContinue reading “technical not emotional”

God breathed!

http://www.stpaulsbloor.org/our-preachers/sermon/10088-grace-was-always-the-plan I have been going to church my whole life, I have heard thousands of sermons and fallen asleep in many a church service… I have been impressed by few however, and often feel confused or unsure of what was being said. I remember one preacher years ago who seemed to go in circles aroundContinue reading “God breathed!”

Freedom of speech or criminal offense?

I went to Vaughn Mills today with Kaleb for some one on one time but also to get my Christmas shopping started. On the way out there I listened to 640am talk radio. They were all up in arms about something Charles Adler had said regarding the gay pride parade. I found it interested andContinue reading “Freedom of speech or criminal offense?”