These are unusual times. Or maybe these times are highlighting usual truths that are not usually noticed. Crisis has a way of pinpointing troubles and triumphs, deep in the heart, unheeded. It’s not the first time I’ve been in crisis. It’s not the second. But I find each new time I’m at a … [Read more...] about Prison or Palace?
I find myself with many many thoughts these days. Trying to allow my brain the time it needs to process the changes due to a global pandemic and most recently for us here in Nova Scotia, Canada with the tragic situation of a mass shooting and senseless act of evil. As a mental health worker I am … [Read more...] about He Holds The Future
Some people are so driven – they have a task or goal in mind and they work until they reach it. My husband is like this. My sister is like this. I greatly admire their ability to get things done. They are consistent with what they know they need to do. Others, like me, struggle to stay on task. … [Read more...] about Pam, 44, Church Administrator
Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, ‘Woman, why are you crying?’ ‘They have taken my Lord away,’ she said, ‘and I don’t know … [Read more...] about We Are Resurrection Gardeners
The other night while I was standing at the stove frying the falafel for dinner my four year old comes into the kitchen, takes his thumb out of his mouth, and asks “When are we allowed to see someone again? Is the sickness over yet?” He pops his thumb back in his mouth as he waits for my answer. I … [Read more...] about Grief, Lament & Covid 19
My life was uder chaos before I found my way back to Jesus. Growing up in the small mountain town of Grande Cach, Alberta, I had what I consider to be the perfect childhood. My parents were very loving and supportive, and provided the structure and guidance that a young girl needed growing up; … [Read more...] about Katie, 32, DND Storesperson