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Happy Labour Day Weekend!

The long weekend is within reach and I can feel it in the air.  The local grocery store is bustling with activity and people’s carts are stuffed with cases of […]

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The “Nudge”

When I had my first child twenty nine years ago, I was completely overwhelmed. I could not believe that McMaster University Hospital would entrust me to take this little seven […]

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Refreshing Waves

THIS was a great moment. My 24-year old son and I headed out to jump the waves for an hour…and  I didn’t see a single Man-Eating Minnow!  Once we walked […]

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Unexpected Joy

This story really moves me – a family’s calm and solid conviction that God is present, loving and their Hope in everyday life. It boasts of a God Who gives strength […]

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Resistance

The chief pang of most trials is not so much the actual suffering itself as our own spirit of resistance to it. Jean Nicolas Grau Ouch. That hurts. It always […]

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The Weekend That Was

We’ve had three days of family fun…and it’s been good.  Danae and Drew were here for a couple of days but Dawne, Guy and Phoenie have been with us since […]

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Firsts

First time experiences are unique. You make the choice to try something new. Your heart beats faster as you get ready.  There is the thrill of the unknown, the joy […]

Glorious Saturday

This has been a glorious day – it started with a good sleep-in.  Chris and I woke up to the beautiful sound of lapping waves and the delightful realization that […]

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Divine Surprises

I was doing my hour on the elliptical machine this morning and caught a wonderful segment on 100 Huntley Street.  Moira Brown was interviewing Carol Kent, a popular, international, public […]

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What Was The Best Part Of Your Day?

Let me tell you about the most special moment of my day. My daughter and her boyfriend spontaneously decided to drive from Peterborough to Beaverton, so that they could have […]

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Little Thieves

Every morning this week, I’ve awakened to the sound of early, bustling life outside my window.  If it’s not a snow plow, it’s a garbage truck…and it’s loud because I […]

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New Season

According to The Brock Citizen newspaper, January 1st marked the official beginning of the ice fishing season for whitefish and lake trout on Lake Simcoe.    During tea time with […]

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Giddy With Joy

I’m back to book writing today.  To be more specific, I am actually working on a book proposal these days – or as Phoenie thought I said a couple of […]

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