July 18, 2022

Soaring Eagle Woman Last night, our twenty-year-old granddaughter came for supper carrying a gift of love. “While I waited for my lunch at the food truck today,” she said, “I wandered over to an artist’s display. I saw this painting, Grandma. It’s your colours.” My heart filled in the spaces. “In the middle of your…

July 3, 2022

Sunday afternoon of Canada Day weekend is nearly over for another year. Like many people, Tom and I watched our city’s fireworks display last night. For a few moments we were lost in the splendour of light and motion. And then it was over. We were back to mosquitos and stumbling over the rough ground…

June 6, 2022

Life’s been busy. Sorry about the lack of reflections. Finally, here is one. I decided to use the picture of an angel that Olivia drew for the front of my last children’s book. I’ve always loved Elizabeth and she chose to volunteer. So she fits very well.  Heroes? Volunteers? Angels?          …

May 23, 2022

                This morning, my heart is filled with gratitude for our hydro workers. Although Tom and I have experienced the inconvenience of no hot water and no electricity for Saturday and Sunday. We worried about the food in our freezer and our fridge. Compared to many, the storm…

April 20, 2022

Joy Comes At Every Age Easter has come and gone and left me thinking about the word “Joy.” An internet search of the meaning of the word, “Joy” gives what is sometimes called “Biblical Joy.” You can look that up yourself. At present, I’m thinking about what I call “God’s Joy,” that feeling, that emotion…

April 17, 2022

Today my heart is crying for the people of the Ukraine. Feelings overwhelm me: helplessness as an individual, guilt for the gratitude of being Canadian. I fear that someday, such chaos and destruction could happen here. And of course, I pray. I desperately want God to do something. I feel as if my pleas are…

April 14, 2022

  Template and Teacher I keep feeling pushed to write about “listening for God,” so here I am again, encouraging you and me to listen for God’s messages. How do we listen? I wish we had special God headphones to slide on. I am reminded of an experience many years ago. I was given the…

March 30, 2022

  We are down to the last sentence of the “Lord’s Prayer”. “For Thine is the Kingdom, and the Power and the Glory, Amen.” Matthew 6:9-13, does not include this sentence. Why, then, did many of us, particularly Protestants, add this sentence? To find an answer, I did some research on Google and found this…

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