2021 Highlights: Week 14

This is already old news, I guess, since Easter was a week ago but I can't resist an opportunity to share some cute pictures and it was technically a highlight of this week: Hand-me-downs! This is a form of recycling that makes me happy. We have some generous friends who have passed clothes from their… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 14

2021 Highlights: Week 13

...if I"m going to prescribe you a medicine of good words - I'm going to also have to say to you take it slowly, a spoonful at a time. This is sweet medicine, so savour it and really rest your mind in the beauty of language. It's not that we don't ever think about or… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 13

Life in April

Rose was six months at the very end of March and so we have started introducing solid foods. This was her face when she first tasted apple sauce. (Pearl was thrilled for Rose to start eating real food and really wanted to hold the spoon for her little sister. Later she told me that this… Continue reading Life in April

Spring Break 2016 – Sechelt

Things that happened without leaving home: We did some local hikes and exploration. Which also included some time at the neighbourhood park. (That swing is not really Pearl-sized.) We hung out in our backyard for basically the first time this year. It was sunny enough to hang laundry to dry outside for the first time… Continue reading Spring Break 2016 – Sechelt

Beyond the Fire

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent. Two years ago, I wrote this post to mark Ash Wednesday. It was a time of great personal sorrow in my life. When I was really struggling with the question of, Why would God allow this to happen? Lent isn't exactly the answer to… Continue reading Beyond the Fire

In the Valley

I've celebrated Easter my whole life. It is the pivotal week in the Christian calendar. Those three dark days when evil seemed to win. And then, sunrise service on Easter Sunday, coloured eggs in a basket, Jesus arose. Love wins. Good triumphs. God is not dead. I've heard the story a hundred times. I've told… Continue reading In the Valley