We’re in the city this week, so obviously we’re going to make daily a few Slurpee runs. Today the kids got the ingenious idea to grab some of the coffee sleeves for their slurpee cups because they were so cold that frostbite was a real concern. (And the award for Drama Queen goes to…). Written… Continue reading 7th Heaven
I really like that God is creative. Even more I like that He has made me creative. Not because I’m a person that likes to cut and paste and use glitter, not because I derive satisfaction from making something I could buy. He has made me creative because I am made in His image and… Continue reading Courageous Creativity.
At Club DJ this month we have been following Jesus’ journey to the cross. HIs entry into Jerusalem, the Last Supper he shared with his disciples, his death and resurrection. We have been talking about sin, forgiveness, sacrifice, deliverance, joy and praise. Each week we start with a few songs. Usually upbeat ones with actions,… Continue reading Say…Seder
So this is January. So chilly, so lonely, so unmotivat-Ed. January sounds like grumbling, groaning, creaking, plodding along. It’s cold. It’s grey. I have to wear shoes. Is there anything good about January? We do this, don’t we? We come to January all the time. Not just on the calendar, but in life. We begin… Continue reading Oh January.
Dear Family and Friends, As you may know, I like to reflect on the Christmas Story when I sit down to write our annual Christmas letter. In recent years I have found myself identifying with the shepherds in the story. Regular, working class folk going about their ordinary days, but choosing to embrace the divine… Continue reading Christmas 2015
By far, this is my favourite part of being a mom. When she left for school in the morning, the house looked like this. Then she came home to this. I took these. And they made these. What started off as a question….. Became this answer. It’s true, I’m the janitor and kitchen staff… Continue reading Parent Perks
Tonight I’m marinating in Isaiah 6; the familiar throne room vision. The “Whom shall I send?” and the “Here am I.” and the coal and the woe and the unclean lips. I’ve read it a million times and I know the jist. I am a sinner. So unworthy. But Christ has redeemed me- Now… Continue reading Woah…Woe?