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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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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chaos control: setting up my bullet journal for 2019

Let me start with an apology. Sorry for the sad photos…we haven’t had much sun the last few days. I struggle at the best of times to get decent pictures, but it’s been extra challenging this winter. Usually I start my planning in September, as it corresponds to the school year. My current bullet journal,…… Continue reading chaos control: setting up my bullet journal for 2019

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chaos control: meal planning

I’ve been trying to get in the habit of menu planning. Last year, I began adding a meals section to the weekly plan in my bullet journal. My intention was to plan for all meals, however, that doesn’t always work. If I followed through on my dinners, though, I felt successful.  I would say that…… Continue reading chaos control: meal planning

faith · life · new year

delight

This morning I found a devotional from in(courage) in my mailbox.  The graphic said,”one simple word can make a difference”The message invited me to get help in finding my word for the year by taking this quiz at dayspring.com.I’ve never thoughtfully made a point of embracing a particular word for the year; though, in a…… Continue reading delight