A collection of thoughts, stories, and musings on life, while I journey towards heaven.
Church hurts. There, I said it…although I hate that. I was reminded today, at church, just how much church hurt is in my past, and I’d like to share some of my thoughts regarding church hurt…and also, how the church can help heal those hurts. I’ll be clear: It is not my intention to speak … Continue reading When Church Hurts. And When It Heals.
I was given the opportunity to share at my Nanny’s funeral today and the following is my testimony to her life – and a life well-lived, it was indeed. As a child, I had the unique opportunity to come to Ottawa and live with Nanny, Poppy, and Shirley for a significant portion of each summer. … Continue reading Tribute to a Godly Woman. A Personal Memoire.
Did you know that it’s actually possible to feel inextricably happy and sad at the exact same time? It’s definitely possible. I learned that this past week. I “researched” Google to see if there is a word that describes feeling both of those emotions at the same time and my results seemed to come up … Continue reading Elatasad: A Story of an Empty Home, Broken Hearts, and Inextricable Happiness
“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” -Jean Jacques Rosseau The Oxford Languages dictionary suggests the word ‘kindness’ is: the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. What images does your brain conjure up when you think of the word ‘kindness’? Do you remember a specific event; one in which kindness was … Continue reading A Hesed Kind of Kindness