Category Archives: Take 5 with Kathy

He is Risen Indeed!

  We live in a throwaway world. So said my husband after finding out it would cost over $700 to replace theView full post »

Neighbourly love

I love our neighbourhood! Not everyone can say the same thing about the community in which they live, so I feelView full post »

Embracing Freedom

Over the past few weeks I have been on a new writing journey. Those who faithfully read my blog, and I thank youView full post »

Faith in the Unseen

So there’s been a common thread weaving its way through my life this past week. You know – whenView full post »

A Greeting for 2015

A handshake…a bow…a kiss on the cheek…a smile…a nod of the head…words of endearment…a simple hello…View full post »

Following yonder star

Many of us remember Christmas Sunday School pageants with little boys dressed in bath robes and gold spray-View full post »

Angels from the Realms of Glory

Angels are a mystery to most of us. In the fourth of my Christmas posts from December 2011 we see how theyView full post »

While shepherds watched

I would like to share with you the third of my Christmas posts from December, 2011. It has been updated slightlyView full post »

Away in a Manger

In this second Christmas post from December 2011 I reflected on my own feelings at my son’s birth and howView full post »

Anticipating Christmas

Three Christmases ago I wrote a series of five posts that I really enjoyed doing. So this year I decided toView full post »

True north strong and free

I love my country of Canada! I am patriotic though in a quiet reserved kind of way – so typically Canadian.View full post »

Autumn reflections (Part 3)

An autumn day road trip… …sharing our 29th anniversary with our son and daughter-in-law …sipping mapleView full post »

Autumn Reflections (Part 2)

Discipline is a word that often carries negative images. No one really enjoys discipline, but it is necessary forView full post »

Autumn Reflections (Part 1)

October is usually a time of reflection for me. It follows the busyness of September that, due to the nature ofView full post »

Harvest Time

  The Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia never fails to beckon my husband and I to make the forty-five minuteView full post »

Can a weakness be a strength?

In our culture weakness is not generally something viewed with positivity. We enjoyed travelling a lot thisView full post »

“All Stirred up…”

  Usually when I think of something being all stirred up it tends to have a negative connotation orView full post »

Searching for an Oasis

Clear skies and bright early morning sunshine greeted this other world we had just begun to explore. So unlikeView full post »

“The Dress Fits!!”

“The dress fits!!” posts my niece on Facebook twelve days ago. Excitement fills our hearts as we, along with myView full post »

It Can Be Done…

I love reading autobiographies and if you follow my posts regularly, you may have noticed I often refer toView full post »

For such a time as this…

  When was the last time you heard something that instantly transported your mind back to the past? TheView full post »

Moving forward…

  Yesterday and today, my husband and I devoted time to preparing our raised garden bed for planting.View full post »

“Hurry up and wait…”

  When my husband and I are out driving, he gets annoyed with drivers who follow closely behind just itchingView full post »

“What defines richness?”

Heard recently on a TV advertisement… “You are here on this earth to get rich.” …spoken by the sameView full post »