September 29, 2022

Today, the sun is shining. Chickadees are enjoying their breakfast outside my window. Best of all, I received a copy of the front cover for “Rajah Finds His Wisdom”. Sue Reynolds, my graphic artist, has done a fantastic job. I love it. I’ve loved this story from it’s beginning. I’m so grateful to everyone who…

September 23, 2022

Reading Rev. Wilson’s reflection on a retirement party took me back to my own celebration in 2009. I remember being surrounded by family and friends. In some ways their kind words about the good things they had experienced with me felt like a funeral eulogy. The difference was I was alive and present to receive…

September 14, 2022

A New Leader Since our Queen Elizabeth II died, the news has been filled with stories of her life. Many of us in Canada have shared our memories. At that time we had a television. I remember watching films of her coronation. I can still picture that beautiful young woman processing down the aisle of…

September 4, 2022

Illustrator Lois Having Fun Working on “Rajah Finds His Wisdom” .            One of my favourite verses from the Hebrew Bible, the “Old Testament,” contains the words of the prophet Jeremiah: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm…

August 31, 2022

                                                    A Tribute to Grandparents My submission to Author’s Showcase has been accepted and posted. I’m excited about people in Britain reading my story. In addition, they added an advertisement…

August 19, 2022

This day’s reflection is really an announcement, an announcement I’ve been waiting several years to make. Yay!!!! I’m thrilled to introduce to you my new children’s book for ages 4-8, titled “Rajah Finds His Wisdom”. For me it is always a leap of faith to introduce a new book. Barring any unexpected events, Rajah will…

August 13, 2022

Friendship Yesterday, I officiated at the funeral for my friend Dorothy Woodcock. It was a privilege and an honour and also very difficult. After my divorce I was needing some single friends. I believe God led me to the Lindsay Christian Singles Club, and to Dorothy and Arlene. We became a threesome and we’ve maintained…

August 8, 2022

Healing Tears Many years ago, at a grief workshop I attended, a medical doctor told us that tears are essential for good health. When we experience extreme stress, our bodies produce a toxin that can only be expelled through our tears. When people refuse to cry, the toxin can attack us from within. That’s why…

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