Category Archives: Inspirational

“Satiated and Saturated…”

Cherries. Red, yellow, pink. Still hanging on the stem. Hundreds, thousands, perhaps millions! Like childrenView full post »

“Stop and smell the…frost?”

How quickly autumn is fading into the first reaches of winter! October in Nova Scotia this year has been so gorgeousView full post »

Wonderful Women of Odessa…

I recently had the awesome privilege of traveling to Odessa, Ukraine. It was my very first trip to Europe. One prayerView full post »

“Relearning balance…”

Sitting across from my Ear, Nose and Throat physician this week, I listened as he discussed my progress in restoring myView full post »

“Giving Thanks…”

I’ve been pickling again! If you had walked by my house this past week, you would have smelled the delicious aroma ofView full post »

“Faith held accountable…”

This afternoon my husband, kitty, and I shared a relaxing time in our gazebo soaking up the warmth of a late SeptemberView full post »

“Made for the valleys…”

I recently read a statement by Oswald Chambers that made me pause and think: “We are not made for the mountains, forView full post »

“Mercy pays forward…”

My husband recently told me a story he had seen on Facebook. I was very touched by this reportedly true incident andView full post »

“Wisdom in the inaudible…”

Rarely do I listen to the radio, but as I drove home on Friday I tuned in to our local Christian station. The speaker[iView full post »

“Being who I have become…” (Part 6 of 6)

Ospreys are fascinating birds to observe. During the past few weeks, I have been delighted to see them soaring in theView full post »

“Being who I have become…” (Part 5 of 6)

Wouldn’t it be great if I could just pick and choose which events and circumstances I wanted to be part of my lifeView full post »

“Being who I have become…” (Part 4 of 6)

Whenever I travel outside my homeland of Canada, I always want to learn about the culture of the lands I visit. How doView full post »

“Being who I have become…” (Part 3 of 6)

This past week my husband and I, along with his mom, had the pleasure of visiting Hokkaido, Japan. We have been spendingView full post »

“Being who I have become…” (Part 2 of 6)

A fond memory of my teen years is my church youth group. While having fun with friends was essential, I’m grateful ourView full post »

“Being who I have become…” (Part 1 of 6)

I’m at that stage in life when “reflection” has taken on a new intensity – not for the purpose of dwelling onView full post »

“Before and After…”

I love watching home renovation shows! When my husband finds me absorbed in one, he often asks, “Are you thinking ofView full post »

“Divine Beauty Within…”

My thoughts have been very much directed lately to the beauty of life in all its complexity and simplicity. Too often IView full post »

“Life is beautiful…”

Life is a complex mixture of experiences, emotions, happenings, joys, loss, surprises, the mundane, difficulties,View full post »

Take 5 With Kathy – “Lost in Translation…”

Last weekend my husband and I were in Toronto for his cousin’s wedding. We also enjoyed visiting many other relativesView full post »

Real Women Real Life: “On Mission… part 2”

Welcome back to Part 2 of Sonya’s story.   If you have not read “On Mission…part 1” you can doView full post »

Real Women Real Life – “On Mission… part 1”

Today at Take Six, we are welcoming our friend Sonya to share with us how God can speak to us when we are not evenView full post »

Trusting in Spring

Spring has arrived! I brought in some Forsythia several days ago to force bloom. It only took 3 days for the beautifulView full post »

“Boldness in the face of death…”

This week we were shocked by the tragic events that unfolded in the cities of Boston and West (Texas). As your neighborView full post »

Boston, MA & Halifax, NS – A Special Friendship

On December 6, 1917 at 9am the Halifax Explosion destroyed much of our city.  It happened when the SS Mont-Blanc, aView full post »