It’s been a while…..

It’s been a while since I’ve put pen to paper, so to speak. The reasons are many and varied, but the most glaring is that I lost faith in myself. A few months ago I had a friend take me aside to talk. The upshot of the talk was to talk about my writing. She […]

Heritage

Every summer I come face to face with my heritage and in some ways revel in it.  Family congregates on the shore of a small lake in the Cariboo region and ties are re-forged, and there is much catching up to do.  As conversations ebb and flow, Dutch mingles with English in a sort of […]

Finding balance: Martha vs Mary

I have been pondering these past few days all that was said at the SheLoves Conference.  It was a fantastic event that has me looking forward to next year. These past few entries have also found me pondering Mary and Martha. Mary, the one who chose to sit a Jesus’s feet and Martha, her sister, […]

Thankful Thursday and other bits

I feel I must apologize for being so silent this week. Truth be told I had/have a serious case of what I can only call writer’s block. There was a void in that place that prose springs from. Gah! Today is Thanksgiving Day for my American neighbors. It’s a day to take stock of those […]

Our Story…still unfolding

19 years ago today we stood in a church on a cold rainy day, much like today, and said our vows. Who knew what lay in store for us in the coming years? Would we stand the test of time? We faced the unknown together, holding hands, with smiles and tears. Who knew that when […]

eclipses & treading water

I sit here with my iPod on shuffle (a little Will Smith, Sugarland, Train, etc), a turkey and pastramie wrap in front of me and wonder how I let myself get here. By here, I mean, in a funk, one that borders on mild depression. One that I had sworn I had overcome. Perhaps it’s […]

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