faith · family · life · mother’s day · special days

the requisite mother’s day post

That day of celebration for those women who have been given the responsibility of raising a tiny human has come upon us once again. I personally have attempted to do so six times.  Yes, six (you can see them here). More than some. Fewer than others.  Enough, you may think, that I might have some…… Continue reading the requisite mother’s day post

easter · faith · special days

worthy is the lamb

Do you ever really think about the enormity of that day at Golgotha where the King of Glory laid down His life on the cross more than two thousand years ago? Sadly, I often take this day for granted.  I go about my business, doing my own thing, scarcely giving a thought to that great sacrifice.…… Continue reading worthy is the lamb

faith · life · new year · special days

abound

With the new year, often comes new plans, new vision and reassessment of our lives.  I’ve seen many share their ‘word of the year’  as a point of focus for the months ahead.  While I’ve never been one to adopt such a thing, as we sat in our Tuesday night Bible study reading 1 Thessalonians…… Continue reading abound

christmas · faith · special days

o holy night

We’ve been enjoying days filled with the sounds of Christmas (see here and here, too). There are just so many wonderful songs to get you in the Christmas spirit. I love the contemporary renditions of old and new favourites by the Gardiner Sisters, Pentatonix, Michael Bublé, the jazzy tones of David Ian and, of course,…… Continue reading o holy night

food · pinteresting · recipes · special days

taste of christmas ~ baking to-do list

So…right before Christmas I went and hurt myself.  Christmas baking is on a bit of a back burner (pun intended) because of it. As I was cutting Bible verses to put in our candy packages for the parade, I managed to be distracted enough to grab the blade of the paper cutter.  Our ladies’ Bible…… Continue reading taste of christmas ~ baking to-do list