There is Something About Mary

I am not talking about the movie where Cameron Diaz plays the much sought after beautiful blonde named Mary. I am talking about Jesus’s Mother Mary aka the blessed among women, Mary. Being raised in a Protestant household, I never gave much thought to Mary besides being a nice lady whom God chose to be …

2020 – The Year of Pause & Ponder

I remember saying goodbye to 2019 and thinking it would be a difficult year to top, after all it was the year I got married. Towards, the end of 2019 I found a new position in my career which I thought would be my final stop. Life was full of change, hope and wonder. For …

A Canadian Soldier and a Row Boat

When I think of World War II, a number of words come to my mind: Holocaust, Hitler, Warsaw, Germany, destruction and enabling deafening silence. I have been fascinated by the two great world wars since I was a child and not in a glamorous way, as there is nothing glorious about any war. What fascinates …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 18

Today’s gratitude is about “one good thing which happened today”. Funny enough, many good things happened today. So, I will pick the one good thing which means the most to me. Today is my Dad’s birthday and my Dad is like a cat with nine lives!!!! He is so lucky to be alive today, but …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 10

Today’s question is what is the biggest gift in your life right now? Of course the immediate answer for me is God and my faith, but I am going to focus on another gift I am so ultimately grateful for which is my health and Canada’s healthcare system. My mother in law was over for …

30 Days of Gratitude- Day 11

Today’s question is “what future event are you excited about?”. I am most enthusiastic about when my husband and I will go on our honeymoon despite not having a date picked out anymore due to the Covid19 virus, we are continuing to save money so we can either expand on our travels or bump up …

30 Days of Gratitude – Day 8

Today I am supposed to write about what is my favorite song and why. I actually lost an hour of sleep last night trying to determine what is my favorite piece of music. With so many genres and centuries of brilliant music which has touched my soul, it was useless for me. I cannot choose, …