Atlas Girl {A Book Review}

  This post is part of the Atlas Girl Blog Tour which I am delighted to be a part of along with hundreds of inspiring bloggers. To learn more and join us, CLICK HERE!    I answered a question yesterday on Twitter: “Writers: what’s the number one thing that motivates you to sit down and write?”   I tweeted back almost immediately and my thumbs flew across my phone with...
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Shortcuts

Life moves so quick.  Like faster than the speed of light quick.  We are always in a hurry to go there or get this done.   Short cuts are one of my favourite things. In almost everything I do I take it as a personal challenge to determine a faster, better, more efficient way of getting through my day.  It doesn’t matter if I’m cooking, cleaning, or driving; there is ALWAYS a faster...
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Time Traveller

The clock ticks mercilessly today.  In fact,  this summer seems to be measured in seconds, not days and hours, and I can’t keep up. And along with the summer, despite its long and lazy days, my anxiety-my companion in life – thrums just below the surface.  I’ve been struggling in this season with having a faith that goes beyond the plastered bravado smile and the Polly-anna...
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On Purpose

  She’d asked me a while back, would I come and help her bake bread for the very first time.  Of course, I told her, I can do that. That was months ago.  Finally this past week, I gathered my bread pans and my favourite recipe and drove across town.  And you know what?  We had The. Best. Time. With the dough mixed there was very little to do but wait.  So we grabbed drinks and found our way...
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Summer Reading (and a Giveaway)

There is not a room in my house where you won’t find words.  Books inhabit every nook and cranny in my home.  My husband believes the book have been secretly breeding and leaving book babies all over as there always seems to be one more title born. Even the bathroom isn’t immune to my love of all things written. Books have long been a source of joy for me.  My earliest memories are...
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