faith · life · new year · special days

abound

With the new year, often comes new plans, new vision and reassessment of our lives.  I’ve seen many share their ‘word of the year’  as a point of focus for the months ahead.  While I’ve never been one to adopt such a thing, as we sat in our Tuesday night Bible study reading 1 Thessalonians… Continue reading abound

christmas · faith · special days

o holy night

We’ve been enjoying days filled with the sounds of Christmas (see here and here, too). There are just so many wonderful songs to get you in the Christmas spirit. I love the contemporary renditions of old and new favourites by the Gardiner Sisters, Pentatonix, Michael Bublé, the jazzy tones of David Ian and, of course,… Continue reading o holy night

faith · family · life

there is a season

Seems I’ve been MIA the last few weeks.  We have had a steady stream of visitors this summer…and more to come in the weeks ahead.  We’ve also made a trip to Ontario this month and one the previous month.  We don’t usually travel in the summer, as that’s our busy time, but we actually made… Continue reading there is a season

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freedom in unlikely places

This morning, my chronological Bible plan had me re-visit the book of Daniel and the account of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego (chapter 3).  I say re-visit because, like many of you, I have heard the story of the fiery furnace many times, read the passage over and over again and felt like I knew it… Continue reading freedom in unlikely places