Author Archives: Lynn

Celebrating

I received my first writing award when I was in grade five.  I had written a poem for the Sooke Historical Society about a gold miner and his donkey.  It won first place and I won a blue ribbon!  It spurred … Continue reading

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Gloryful

I may have invented a new word today: “Gloryful”. Someone asked me how my Mother’s Day went and the only word that came to me was, “Gloryful!” My 5 month old grandson was dedicated on Mother’s Day and it was … Continue reading

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To My Friend

 I wrote this years ago when I was a young Mom, it is still a fitting poem for busy moms, friends, and grandmothers too! Encouragement to My Friend! Poem by: Lynn Dove

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What Makes A House A Home?

I apologize for the long absence from the blogosphere.  These many weeks my husband and I have been on Vancouver Island wrapping up his Dad’s estate, the last task, selling the family home and having an estate sale there.  This … Continue reading

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Haiku Poetry Day

If you didn’t know, TODAY is Haiku Poetry Day. “History of Haiku Poetry Day The history of Haiku Poetry Day traces the origin of this poetic form. It was originally found as the opening to another form of Japanese poetry … Continue reading

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Resurrection Rolls

If you loved “Resurrection Eggs” try something new this year! Resurrection Rolls Ingredients: 1 can refrigerated crescent roll dough 8 large marshmallows Melted butter Cinnamon Sugar Directions: Give each child one triangle shaped section of crescent roll.  This represents the tomb. … Continue reading

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Shall We Gather At the River

Each year my church family gathers at the Jumping Pound River for what has become our yearly summer picnic and Baptismal service.  Several of our church family are baptised and although every baptism is celebrated, being baptised in a clear-running, icy, mountain stream … Continue reading

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Resurrection Eggs

When my children were preschoolers we wanted to share the “Greatest Story Ever Told” with them but we wanted to do so in a way that would not frighten them.  Let’s face it, the last hours of our Saviour’s life … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses to Relieve Tension

I feel it in my neck and back.  I am mentally fatigued and at times the physical and emotional toll has me paralyzed.  These are common side-effects of stress and tension.  Jesus felt the burden of stress and fatigue many … Continue reading

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Faith-Based?

I follow Kevin Sorbo on Facebook and Twitter.  I have been a big fan of his ever since he played Hercules on the small screen.  For those of you who do not know, he is a Christian and has worked … Continue reading

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