Broken Hallelujah

With my love and my sadness I come before You Lord My heart’s in a thousand pieces Maybe even more Yet I trust in this moment You’re with me somehow And You’ve always been faithful So Lord even now When all that I can sing Is a broken hallelujah When my only offering Is shattered […]

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 […]

Seventeen

Today, you, my first born turn 17. It’s a moment in time, yet felt keenly. I’ve never been the Mom of a 17-year old before. And I’m not sure I’m ready to release you just yet, though I know the time is coming, sooner than I think. It seems that it wasn’t all that long […]

On really wanting to know the answer

And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him. (Romans 12:1 NLT) This verse has me pondering what exactly […]

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