dairy-free · food · gluten free · healthy living · recipes · what's for dinner?

creamy mushroom and spinach pasta

Do you ever just stare into the fridge, waiting for dinner inspiration to magically hit? I like a good meal plan, but the reality is I often fall short of implementing one to its fullest potential.  Sometimes the day has a shift in plans, or I forget to take my meat from the freezer.  …… Continue reading creamy mushroom and spinach pasta

bible journaling · Bible study · faith · life

what a beautiful name

It was time to pick another guide for our Ladies’ Bible Study group. If you’ve ever led a study like this, you know the choices can be overwhelming. I usually begin by asking the Lord for direction. I go to the ladies to see if they have any particular study they’d like to do, then…… Continue reading what a beautiful name

food · life · recipes · soup’s on · what's for dinner?

soup’s on : chicken barley soup

‘Tis the season… No, I’m not lost in a Christmas time warp. It’s the time of year when the mercury goes up and down like a yo-yo. When you want to get out for fresh air, but the weather holds you captive inside. When the germ potential on every possible surface is at an all-time…… Continue reading soup’s on : chicken barley soup

faith · home · life · special days · valentine's day

simple valentine’s day decor & true love

I’ve never really decorated specifically for Valentine’s Day, with the exception of when I had littles about. It was more about construction paper hearts and special pencils for school work back then. My Christmas and winter decor kinda meshed at that time. Lots of snowmen and sleds mingled with the more Christmas-y items. The diminutive…… Continue reading simple valentine’s day decor & true love

a page from our story · faith · family · life · ministry

a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part three)

If you remember, we left off at the climax of our ‘Jonah experience.’ If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, you may want to read part one and two first. Jungle Gardens, Avery Island, Louisiana Back on dry ground, we ventured the two thousand miles to ‘Nineveh’ (Nova Scotia) for a six-week trial period.…… Continue reading a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part three)

a page from our story · faith · family · life · ministry

a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part two)

Last time, I shared the beginning of the story of our move to the east coast of Canada to plant a church in a small town. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Jungle Gardens, Avery Island, Louisiana We now begin our “Jonah Story.” We had fled Nineveh (PEI and a call…… Continue reading a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part two)

a page from our story · faith · family · life · ministry

a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part one)

Recently, I was asked how we came to the east coast to church plant. Short story: God called us. Longer story: God called us, we resisted, God continued to call us, we finally listened and obeyed. Full story: My Love, who holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business (Western University), was in…… Continue reading a page from our story: senior management to full-time ministry (part one)