Category Archives: Inspirational

“Facing my Fears…”

During the past several months, I’ve been learning more about how to deal with fear. I’ve always been the fearfulView full post »

Real Women Real Life – The Pain in the Offering

While we entirely enjoy sharing the pretty, tasty, eye catching side of life here at Take Six, we are alsoView full post »

“Enough is enough…”

During Passion week God led me to write about a particular name of His. I didn’t realize then how personallyView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – Nothing is hidden…

Listening to the cheerful chirping this week of “my” song sparrow brought to mind a song I had learned in childhoodView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – Above all…

On Thursday, my parents came along with me and my husband to a maple sugar camp. Hubby and I had visited there in theView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Created with purpose…"

We are soon approaching my favourite time of year – Spring! Since childhood I have always loved seeing andView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – “Beyond any other name…”

The catch phrase, “by any other name”, originated with Shakespeare’s Juliet who lamented to Romeo, “What’s inView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Knowing vs. Knowledge…"

 near Chelyabinsk, Russia The world was shocked on Friday to learn a meteor had exploded close to Russian soilView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – “Light dispels darkness…”

our entryway skylight One aspect I have always loved about our home since moving here six years ago is the abundance ofView full post »

Take5 with Kathy – “Coincidence or divine arrangement…”

“an old man lost his horse” There’s an old Chinese idiom which says, “an old man lost his horse”. To aView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Interference…"

During my study time this week I was prompted to reflect on the effect interference can have on daily life. Although itView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – Boxed in…

Why is it that cats love jumping in boxes as you are trying to pack them? Friday evening I was sorting through myView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – “Listening…”

I’ve been focusing lately on the topic of listening partly because it is the new theme for our church’s ladies BibleView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – “Advent meditations…Love”

Recently I’ve watched a few Christmas movies – comedies, dramas, classics – and I noticed a common thread thatView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – “Advent meditations…Joy”

Today we light the candle of “Joy” on our advent wreath. I perceive joy as a deep abiding quality that exists in theView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Advent meditations…Peace"

Today we light candles one and two on our advent wreath. While there are various adaptations of the naming of eachView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Advent meditations…Hope"

My advent wreath Today marks the first Sunday of this year’s season of advent. .” For many Christians across theView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "It is finished…"

Two Fridays ago, I was one very happy girl! My deck is finally finished!! Watching the guys pack up all their gear andView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy -Remember..

Today is Remembrance Day in Canada and it is also being observed in many other countries of the British Commonwealth.View full post »

Real Women: Real Life ~ The Blessings of Down Syndrome

This is Canadian Down Syndrome week.  (Nov 1-7)  We thought it the perfect week to share, our friend, Denise’sView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Give me your bowl of rice…"

Who doesn’t love a great story? A couple weeks ago I read one which impacted me greatly. It is so relative to theView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Storing up and putting away…"

Now that the weather is beginning to get colder in our northern climate and the leaves are quickly falling to the groundView full post »

Real Women: Real Life ~ Depression #6

Take Six would like to thank our dear friend, “Real 4 Him”.  She obeyed God’s prompting and openedView full post »

Take 5 with Kathy – "Embracing the Moment…"

I read a quote recently that said, “Don’t think how many moments are in your life; just think how much life there isView full post »