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…

July 24, 2022

          Every summer with God’s help, Tom’s help and that of the local greenhouses, I create a beautiful little writing sanctuary on my deck. I am surrounded with flowers as I sit with my computer on the porch swing. Peace fills my soul on these lovely summer days. I don’t have…

April 16, 2022

This morning as I was preparing great grandson Riley’s Easter treats, Tom suggested I do a blog called Life Hack for Easter. I had never heard of “Life Hacks”. I now know that they are suggestions for using something ordinary in an unusual way. I’m not sure if this is particularly unusual for most people…

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…

February 5, 2022

A Living Tapestry         Always, I appreciate the beauty of little snippets of description in other people’s writing,. To learn to paint pictures with words, not just actions and dialogue, has long been a goal of mine. I ask a favour. Please read the following, my update on God’s spectacular world, viewed…

January 31, 2022

Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.           What would it be like if God ruled this earth? What would it be like if we all actually did God’s will? Those are interesting questions. We complain about our government. Could we do better? Doubtful….

January 27, 2022

Hallowed be Thy name. Without thinking very much, we say this part of the first sentence in our Christian family prayer. It just slips out of our mouths by rote. “Hallowed” is an unusual word in our vocabulary today. It means greatly revered and honoured, set apart. I can think of two reasons why Jesus…

November 1, 2021

“Knock and the Door Will Be Opened.” Years ago, I watched a TV game show, “Let’s Make a Deal.”  After a contestant had won some money, they were shown three doors. Behind one riches were hiding – a fabulous trip, a new car or… Behind the other two doors there was nothing. The choice was:…

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