I recently had an interesting conversation with a long time servant in the church. She has served a long time, over twenty years in one place, and then a couple of shorter stints – a little over five years in each place. We discussed being accepted. Lots is talked about in Christian circles about community.… Read More Accepting others
Just like my mom, I too had a Thelma. I was in my twenties, she her sixties. I would say an unlikely friendship, as at its beginnings, I didn’t see that a friendship is what it would become. Thelma was a mainstay in her church, a church that I ‘married’ into. My husband, before we… Read More My friend Thelma
March!! Let’s talk about friends in March! Maybe I’m feeling nostalgic. thankful. my heart is full…. maybe it’s the February valentine effect. It’s just been on my mind a lot lately. Its funny about friendship. Doesn’t it seems like the greatest friendships are formed when we’re not looking? As a girl, I watched my mother… Read More Let’s talk Friends!
Around here…I’m still in bed. It’s been almost every day of February, and probably 25 of the 31 in January. My health is frail right now. I’m optimistic it won’t stay this way, but it might. Thankfully today’s view, off our balcony (I can look out thru the French door) is Bright. Sunshiney. Cold and… Read More All I Need
I love social media. I do. I love being able to see pics and posts of close friends and family, their kids, their day to day adventures. (I kindof hate tho, the reposting of every pic we looked at last year already…just saying!) I especially love Instagram! I love the format. I love searching hashtags.… Read More Getting all the Likes
August 21, 2017; 10:21am; an (almost) total solar eclipse viewing here in my city, Vancouver. I admit, I didn’t really get on the eclipse viewing bandwagon, thus no ‘real’ solar glass viewers. As a kid, I remember in science class using index card pin hole viewers, but of course I could’nt really remember how we… Read More Viewing the Eclipse
I’m trying hard to hang onto autumn…once Halloween passes, it seems everywhere you turns, its all out Christmas!! With Remembrance Day this week, and Thanksgiving in a few, I first want to be thoughtful in them before I let the sparkly, warm, feel good holiday sentiments overtake me!! You know, bake and eat all the… Read More Autumn Thoughts