canada day · food · life · snack happy · special days

canada day weekend

Well, we’re finishing up the weekend with a quiet evening at home.  My love is speaking ‘up on the mountain’ tonight.  (There’s a church gathering up there, and the regular pastor is at camp.) We girls are staying put with the wee one…probably watch a chick flick together. We began our celebration of Canada’s 150th… Continue reading canada day weekend

family · homeschool · life

school’s out…well almost

I don’t know what your homeschool year looks like, but ours is a peaks and valleys kind of adventure.  We start strong, petering off after the Christmas holidays, then as the weather warms, we kick into high gear to wrap things up so we can enjoy the outdoors.  (Although, we have been known to play hooky… Continue reading school’s out…well almost

family · life · special days

to be like mom

This Mother’s Day weekend has me pining a little for ‘my other home.’  I so wish I could be there to spend the day with my sweet mom.  Not only that, but my talented northern boy is having his second cd release concert and my equally talented techie boy will be doing an opening set… Continue reading to be like mom

faith · life

come away ~ part three

In come away ~ part two, I identified things in my life that create roadblocks for me in walking intimately with God.  Now I’ll look at some of the ways that I can ‘come away’ from the things that battle for my time both practically and spiritually. The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms says this:… Continue reading come away ~ part three

faith · life

come away ~ part two

I just chuckle when people ask what my role is in our church planting journey.  I honestly can’t say for certain.  In fact, I often wonder why I have been given this privilege.  I really don’t think of myself as a ‘pastor’s wife’…I’m just not qualified. In fact, when my love brought up his thoughts of… Continue reading come away ~ part two

faith · life

come away ~ part one

Recently, I was asked to speak to the wives during a breakout session at a pastor’s retreat.  The theme of the weekend was ‘Come Away.’  The idea being that we need to come away from the demands of life and ministry to grow in intimacy with God. As always, as I speak to a group,… Continue reading come away ~ part one

family · life · pinteresting · projects · special days

may the fourth be with you

If you’re not a Star Wars fan, you may have no idea what this means.  I will enlighten you:  it is a play on “May the force be with you,”  the “live long and prosper” of the Star Wars saga.  Yes, the Star Wars gurus have given fans an entire day for this phenomenon…so Happy Star… Continue reading may the fourth be with you