He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

I went to see The Dark Knight Rises last night with Peter and a friend. As we took our seats in the dimly-lit theatre, I had a moment of fear. What if? What if someone here decides to emulate the horrific crime in Aurora, Colorado? Where would I hide? What would I do? Maybe I… Continue reading He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

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Some Recent Adventures

        It's been a busy week or so. Here's some stuff that happened. A snail hitched a ride on our car. (2 points if you can tell where we were when this picture was taken.) We watched the rain over Nanaimo from Roberts Creek pier. We got some rain too but it… Continue reading Some Recent Adventures

Art and Christianity – some book recommendations

Following my last post, I thought I'd mention some books that I like that deal with spirituality/faith in a real manner. Some of them are Christian authors, some are definitely not. I don't necessarily agree with the opinions put forth in all of these novels but I think each one is well-written and honest. Les… Continue reading Art and Christianity – some book recommendations

The Controversy of Christian Art

Converge Magazine, a Vancouver-based Christian magazine, currently has a series about Christian art. I find this fascinating as it brings up numerous questions - about art, about faith, and about myself. I'm a writer. I'm a Christian. When I tell people I'm a writer they often ask what I write about. If I say that… Continue reading The Controversy of Christian Art

A Phone Conversation Last Night

Me: (answering the phone) Hello, Karissa speaking. Guy calling on the phone: Hello, can I speak to your parent, please? (Okay, so that's a little odd but we are housesitting and I think perhaps he's looking for the folks who actually live here and he thinks I'm their daughter. They don't have a daughter but… Continue reading A Phone Conversation Last Night

My Week in Review

Let's recap the last few days...They've been goood ones (Yes, so good it deserves an extra 'o'!) Wednesday Farmers Market Day in Roberts Creek. Lots of fresh, local produce. Preserves, honey, baked goods, even goat cheese. Yum. We came home with fresh kale and beets. We made kale chips for the first time - pretty… Continue reading My Week in Review