An Ending and a Beginning

So tomorrow starts school. We ended the summer with a big smash going to the Canadian National Exhibition. This is something we try to do every year although we missed last year. We all thought this was our best year ever, but I’m pretty sure we say that every year. We stayed longer than we … [Read more…]

What I’m Loving (2)

I thought it was time to do another list of things I’m loving right now. You can read my first list here. ♥ my husband ♥ using my clothesline ♥ cottage berry whip (a THM treat) ♥ sleepy baby in the sling ♥ going to the library ♥ reading my daughter’s blogs ♥ summer walks … [Read more…]

Beautiful Rose

This has been on my heart and in my mind for quite a while to introduce you to a lovely friend of mine – Rose. Several years ago the Lord took her home to heaven, and I have missed her ever since. I first met Rose when I became engaged to my husband. She was … [Read more…]

Life Changes

Having just gone through Mother’s Day I’ve done a lot of reflecting on how my life has changed from where it was twenty years ago.   When I was single and oh, so sad about it, my mom used to say that in ten years I wouldn’t recognize my life. I didn’t really believe her, … [Read more…]

Do You Need Some Encouragement?

Lately we’ve been going through some things as a pastor and wife. Helping people deal with their problems can be messy and emotionally exhausting. Sometimes I feel like walking away from it all. BUT. Then you see someone doing something you suggested or someone writes you a note saying what an encouragement you’ve been to … [Read more…]


    At the beginning of the year I heard a lot of people talking about their “word” for the year. I didn’t think too much of it. We had a rough start to our year with a lot of sickness. Then in February one of the bloggers I read offered a book she had … [Read more…]