Life is busy. Maybe you've noticed? We're all in such a hurry. Have you felt that? I do remember a different era - when life was quieter, less rushed, when minutes and hours were less valuable, less hoarded, guarded. Do you? Or am I giving away my age? They say the internet has changed us,… Continue reading The Most Important Thing
A Poem and a Thousand Words
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This week my words are few, but I leave you with this photograph, and a poem to ponder - to sink deep. The poem was written by Amy Charmichael, missionary to India in the early 1900's serving young children. If I had a hero, she would… Continue reading A Poem and a Thousand Words
Just Cry Out.
I've taken up the habit of watching birds. It all started this past spring when I was teaching a Science unit on these feathered creatures to my elementary students. As a fun add-on to our lessons, we created bird feeders out of milk cartons, set them up in our respective yards and began observing. Long… Continue reading Just Cry Out.
Where the Tree Falls
I love to go for walks in the forest. We live in a very rural part of a very rural Canadian province, and, well, let's just say, there is no shortage of forests to explore. Just across the street from my home is a natural forest that stretches for miles as the crow flies. No… Continue reading Where the Tree Falls
Renovations. of the Heart.
My son and his wife recently bought their first home. It's an older house that has some wonderful character and charm, but it also very clearly needed some renovations before they could move in. For many years it was a rental house, not seeing much more than basic maintenance for quite sometime. My husband, our… Continue reading Renovations. of the Heart.