April 23, 2020

Hello to all my subscribers and followers, Today is April 23rd – my 76th birthday. God’s brilliant sunshine is pouring in my windows and lighting up my soul. In the midst of this Covid 19 lock down, I feel good. More than good, my heart is singing with thanksgiving. My blessings abound. The list is…

April 7, 2020

I’ve arrived! I’m beautiful! All you need do is love me and give God thanks. It will be easy. Our first GREAT GRANDSON was born yesterday morning. He is already a boy of surprises. He arrived one month early and yet weighed 6 lbs 8 oz. He’s healthy and strong as is his wonderful mother….

March 18, 2020

Easter is Coming!!!! Suddenly every newscast feels personal. Covid 19 is impacting my life and yours. It’s not news that is happening to someone else somewhere else in the world. There are empty shelves in my local grocery store. My grandchildren have three weeks off school. My trip to Vancouver is cancelled. My province is…

February 8, 2020

Why and How Make the Difference This morning I woke feeling good, ready do a little more. I thought, maybe today I can be like my friend Marilyn. She does so much. She volunteers for the school making muffins for the children’s breakfast, for the church on two committees, for the foodbank. She plays badminton,…

February 6, 2020

Over the last few weeks I have been thinking and writing about love. It’s easy to focus on loving some people. Usually they are friends, family members, even strangers that we read about who have done good things. This year for Valentine’s Day, please think about loving your enemies as well. That’s more difficult.  We…

February 6, 2020

I don’t normally write “rants”. This time, I have no choice. If you have an opinion, please comment. What Has Happened? Last Sunday, I joined with many Canadians to watch the Super Bowl. It has been years since I saw a football game. We streamed the game through an app on a cell phone. That…

February 4, 2020

Which One Do I Choose? When we go into a bookstore that sells Bibles, the choice is disconcerting. The Holy Bible comes in many forms. Versions of the Bible written by scholars who have studied the ancient languages and done their best to translate the early documents into English. These scholars have tried not to…

January 18, 2020

This morning I read verses 9-21 of St. Paul’s letter to the Romans in Eugene Peterson’s version of the Bible called “The Message”. The Message is my favorite version of the Bible because Mr. Peterson’s unfamiliar words and expressions make me stop and think. I’ve copied those few verses below. You can look them up…

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