faith · family · special days · thanksgiving

give thanks

Wishing all of my Canadian friends a Happy Thanksgiving! I’m sitting here enjoying the aroma of roasting turkey and anticipating a lovely dinner with family and friends who are family. Pumpkin trifle is awaiting final touches and I am relaxing until last minute work must be addressed. Admittedly, the last couple of years have not…… Continue reading give thanks

faith · family · mother’s day

mother’s day blessings

I am blessed to have a wonderful mom. My mom always sees the best in me, and loves me without conditions. I don’t need a special day to verbalize this, but it is a good reminder not to take important people in my life for granted. If you know me, or have been reading this…… Continue reading mother’s day blessings

faith · family · life · ministry

today is a good day

I’ve been slack when it comes to writing here. I get other things in my head and just get overly focused–at least until I’m distracted by the next thing. That’s why I often forget to document the process of the projects and recipes I share. I decided to go through some posts that I’d started,…… Continue reading today is a good day

coastal livin' · family · friends · life

vanishing act

If you’ve been around this blog for awhile, you’ll see a definite pattern. I’ll be writing strong and steady for a time, then I’ll seem to disappear from the face of the earth. My vanishing act regularly occurs in the summer months. This year has been no different. While there is an aspect of lazy…… Continue reading vanishing act

easter · faith · family · life · special days

it is finished

As Easter approaches, I’ve been meditating on the completed work of Christ as He took my sin upon Himself on the cross.  As such, I’ve been reading some older posts and thought I would re-share them with you. This was first posted March, 2016. This photo was taken at the Billy Graham Library I have a…… Continue reading it is finished

easter · faith · family · life · special days

easter thoughts and such

I’ve been feeling a little sorry for myself this week. There were a few reasons, but here’s the big one: a new grandlittle that I’ve yet to meet. This sweet girl was born on April Fools Day. source: Naomi Lucienne Photography Being away from my mom, our older kids and grandlittles is not always easy.…… Continue reading easter thoughts and such

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)