Five Minute Friday – Beloved

***It’s Friday again. A day where I gather with bravery and courage and write along side my soul sisters.  No editing (okay maybe just a bit for spelling), no worrying, just writing and laying bare our hearts for five minutes – To read more bravery head on over to Lisa-Jo Baker’s and be blessed*** GOIt was a woman at the well moment.  A moment of coming face to face with my...
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To My Husband – 21 Years

I remember that blustery February day like it was yesterday.  It was cold, numbingly so, February in Edmonton has been known to break a few records.  But knowing that you were there, waiting for me, waiting for the promise of a lifetime warmed me to my very core.  I remember walking down that makeshift aisle, in the tiny house, with family close, that hope for a future and promise was beating...
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New Every Morning

“My cup overflows with blessings.  Surely your goodness and unfailing love will pursue me all the days of my life., and I will live in the house of the Lord forever.” (Psalm 23:5-6) Fullness -the idea of being satiated, full of goodness, full of Him.  It’s not some pipe dream, not some fantastical idea – this idea that God  will fill you with His spirit. Yet, how much...
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Community Manifesto

If you had told me a year ago that I would embark upon the task to write about the importance of living in community, this opening up of hearts, laying bare our souls and developing deep and lasting relationships, I would have looked sideways at you and said “You’re crazy!”. Community and I have long had trust issues, and more than anything, I have had a desire to avoid it at...
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Five Minute Friday – Bare

For months now I have laid my soul bare on the pages of this blog.  All of my fears, my hopes, my dreams just pouring out of my fingers.  I have laid bare some of the darkest corners of my heart, the messy, cob-webby and ugly places that haunt me. Those places that for far too long I have covered with the shroud of “I’m fine” or “everything is okay.”   And dusting...
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