Category: Stuff About Life

My One Word for 2017

Happy New Year! Can you believe 2016 is finished? I have to say, it’s one year I’ll be happy to say goodbye to. It started off with heartache for me in the loss of my precious brother, but I’m keeping memories of him alive and praising God that Murray is no longer suffering. He’s whole…

Proud to be Canadian

This past weekend we celebrated Canada Day. No matter how we celebrate, it’s always a fun time and signifies a start to summer vacations. However, shouldn’t it be more? It’s not just about partying and fireworks. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with that. It’s fun, but it also should be about celebrating our…

Love & Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has always been special for our family, but this year was extra special. Our niece, Vanessa, married her prince! Jeff and I travelled to Halifax to take in the festivities. We were able to do some sight-seeing as well. Here are some pictures. Enjoy. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I’m so thankful for my family. They are…

Pruning Seasons

Last weekend I picked the dead vines off my morning glories left on the lattice over the winter months. As I tediously plucked each one, it brought to mind how Christ prunes us during different seasons of our lives. And wow…this spring He’s been pruning me big time as our family trudges through the difficult journey…

Dominion Day!

Tomorrow is a special day here in Canada. On July 1, 1867 it was officially named Dominion Day—a holiday commemorating the formation of Canada. On October 27, 1982 Parliament changed it to Canada Day. I’m taking a small break this long weekend, but will be back with a special blog by DiAnn Mills next Monday. So…