Tag Archives: Christianity

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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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord

If I were to take an informal survey, raise your hands and tell me if you are “Happy” today?  Now if I were to ask you again, how many of you are “Joyful”? Did some of you raise your hands … Continue reading

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Vilification and the Golden Globes

I will admit it right out…I get star struck at times.  Being a writer, I have often wondered about having my Wounded Trilogy made into a movie and what “star(s)” would take on the character roles.  I can’t imagine what … Continue reading

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Christian Against Christian

I’ve been called lots of things in my life but “unchristian”, “hateful” and “un-American” are new to me, especially since the one who threw those monikers at me was a Pastor’s wife!  She apparently did not take kindly to my … Continue reading

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A Social Network Christmas Story

As an educator and teacher, and a writer of young adult fiction, I discovered quickly if I wanted to relate and converse with my students and my readers on a regular basis I would have to join social media sites.  Facebook is the … 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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Femme Fatales

Queen Vashti, for all intents and purposes, was the most beautiful woman in all of Persia.  She was married to the powerful King Xerxes who denied her nothing.  She had all the clothes, jewellery, and riches that any woman could ever want … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (4)

As I stated on Week 1, Christmas is often a time to be “frazzled”.  I have experienced the crush of mall shoppers, bustling by me to find that perfect gift for that special someone.  A recent poll indicated that the average person … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (3)

I saw a child the other day at church say, “God loves me soooo much” and then she spread out her arms side to side as wide and as far as she was able to indicate that as far as her little … Continue reading

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