AAACCCKKK…Today is a big day! My northern boy and his sweet family are coming to see us. This will be their first trip here and to say I’m excited is definitely an understatement!
Needless to say, I doubt you’ll be hearing from me for a few weeks, as I savour every possible moment with my family. To make it even sweeter, my techie boy and his lovely wife will be coming, too, just a week or so in. This momma’s heart is near to bursting anticipating having them all here with me!
This week we celebrated the life of a beautiful woman who loved Jesus. We had only known her a year or so, but it was evident that the light of the Saviour shone through her. She loved people and even on her deathbed she was concerned about the needs of others, praying for others. She fought her… Continue reading not goodbye
“…isn’t it nice to think tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet…” L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables In the book, a discouraged Anne Shirley bemoans her proclivity for faux pas to Marilla. In the movie, Miss Stacey reassures a penitent Anne that a second chance is but a day away. I confess that I comfort… Continue reading fresh starts in homeschooling
My Love recently went to our local fisherman’s co-op and brought home a new-to-us kind of fish–hake. It was fresh and reasonably priced. If silver hake is new to you, as well, it is described as “a close relative of the cod” by thisfish.info. Because I’d never cooked this particular fish before, I was unsure… Continue reading what the hake?
You’ve heard it before…just follow your heart. Songs have been written to affirm that the impossible can be accomplished if we would only take this advice. Trust your gut, trust your heart. Is this truly good advice? The Bible tells us in Jeremiah 17:9 “The heart is deceitful above all things, And desperately wicked; Who can… Continue reading follow his heart
I am a coffee snob. There, I said it. First step to recovery, right? I hope not. I really like coffee. Hot coffee. Cold coffee. Espresso. An occasional latte or Americano. The odd flavoured coffee is okay; but I prefer freshly ground, bold blends, even in my Keurig. Those are my ‘druthers’ but in a pinch… Continue reading iced coffee
Today my Love and I celebrate 30 years of marriage. I thought I’d share my Facebook post from last year, as it really sums up our life together. I like to hold your hand. Mine fits so nicely in yours. There’s a security in that, a comfort. You’ve held my hand through many difficult times. Cried… Continue reading i like to hold your hand