Category Archives: Take 5 with Kathy

“Spring Unfolding…”

  This is the day I’ve been waiting for! Everywhere I go people are smiling. There’s a skip in theirView full post »

“Praise and humility…”

I’ve known it most of my life. I accept it. I find ways around it. It will never be any different for me. I’mView full post »

“Blessing or Cliché?”

Clichés. We all use them, In the nick of time Every cloud has a silver lining Think outside the box A cliché is aView full post »

“Burdens become a blessing…”

Living in a port city, we see ships come and go daily. As they enter the harbor from the Atlantic Ocean, I never tire ofView full post »

“The Power of a Touch…”

Of all the senses, I think touch is often the least appreciated. When asked what sense they cannot live without peopleView full post »

“Minds Ready for Action…”

An old Chinese fable goes like this… Many years ago six steeds decided to leave the mountainous region of China whereView full post »

“Treasuring the Journey…”

Space…the great beyond…endless…eternity. Our current sermon series at church is focusing on eternity and how toView full post »

“Blessings for the New Year…”

Anyone who knows me well knows how much I love decorating for Christmas! On Wednesday, friends were over for a luncheonView full post »

Designer Aprons

Sewing has been a passion of mine since that first high school “home ec” class. Over the years I’ve enjoyedView full post »

“What can I give Him…?”

Every year I promise myself I will finish my Christmas shopping earlier and each passing year it seems to creep closerView full post »

“He will be called…” (Part 2)

A great hero… humble…gracious…example of love and forgiveness…no revenge…no militancy…inspired a real senseView full post »

“He will be called…” (Part 1)

My friend recently became a grandmother. She quickly posted on Facebook her granddaughter’s name and a sweet pictureView full post »

“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 »

“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 »