Category Archives: Inspiration & Devotion

Bugged!

Several years ago, my daughter, Laurelle was discovering the joys and challenges of living in a much warmer climate than she had ever been used to here in sunny Alberta, Canada.  She and her husband moved to go to seminary in Kentucky, … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Crosses

When I was a little girl I was given an autograph book.  I think they may have gone by the way of the dinosaur, but in those days collecting autographs was a big thing to do.  I remember I first … Continue reading

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His Mercies Are NEW Every Morning

Truly I live in one of the most beautiful areas in Canada.  This morning as I drove to work, the sun rose in blinding radiance in the east.  I was mesmerized by the colours that seemed to bleed over the … Continue reading

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Snowbirds

A Snowbird is a term often associated with people who move from colder climates of the northern USA and Canada and migrate southward in winter to warmer locales such as Florida, California, Hawaii, Arizona, Texas, or elsewhere along the Sun … Continue reading

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada. “The date and location of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention.  The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find … Continue reading

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THE CARD is 40!

It started as a lark in 1975.  We were in Gr. 11.  We didn’t have a lot of money, and what little money we had, we didn’t really want to spend.  We called it being “basically cheap”.  So my friend … Continue reading

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Happy 148th Birthday, Canada!

July 1st marks Canada’s 148th Birthday.  I thought as we remember Canada’s Birthday on this day with celebration and fireworks, we also remember its heritage and history.  Canada was (and hopefully will continue) to be a nation founded under God. ‘O Canada’ was … Continue reading

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Monday Musings

I don’t know how most of you feel about Mondays, but I actually like Mondays.  I hear audible *gasps* world-wide.  Seriously, I like the potential of Mondays.  I always feel like a brand new week is before me and I … Continue reading

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An Ounce of Prevention…

It started with a twinge of a sore throat, then I started to feel a little achy and then it had developed into a full-blown head, nose and throat cold.  What is it you’re supposed to do…feed a cold, starve a … Continue reading

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What is Life?

What is life? Does this sound like a strange question to you? Of course we all know what is meant by the word “life”, but how do we define it? Do all living things move? Do they all eat and … Continue reading

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