Higher Education

I was not a very good student.  My report cards from elementary and secondary school all boasted the same sentence prefaced with this phrase “If only Tonya would apply herself more…”     Aside from English, my marks in all the other subjects were close to failing or mediocre at best.   Math I didn’t get… at all.  That frustrated my teachers to no end and...
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Remembering – Part 3

I am so thrilled that you are all indulging me as I spend this week going back over some of my favourite posts.  God has taught me so much and my journey back to Him has taken me to some unexpected places. One of the things that I struggled with along my path is releasing everything to God and not worry so much about “HOW” He was going to accomplish the seemingly impossible...
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Remembering Part 2

This week I am taking some time to reflect on my first year of blogging.  I am going back to old posts and reliving memories and lessons that God has taught me in the past 12 months. One of the challenges that I faced this year was opening myself up to relationship.  I do not trust easily and this comes from deep hurts that have a long past and an even longer memory.  I can...
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Remembering – Part 1

Next week is my 1 year “Blogiversary,”  1 year and over 100 posts.  This week I thought I would go back and repost some of my favourites.  The posts that have changed my life and what better place to start  than at the very beginning. June 6, 2012 was a crossroads for me.  I was coming out of a very dark season.  My faith and relationship with Christ had...
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Five Minute Friday – View

The view from here looks a little bleak and meager.  As if we will be scraping by and picking up scraps off of the floor.  It’s crazy this idea of going back to school in my 40somethings.  We’ve lived years on two incomes. We’ve lived years on instant gratification the “I want it now” mentality. The view from here looks like the cons out-weigh...
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