Toward a place of peace

God’s peace alone can solve the problems the people of this world experience. I realize that is a bold statement but it is true nonetheless. All other kinds of peace are dependent on circumstance and the limited understanding of man but God’s peace is beyond understanding. “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,…… Continue reading Toward a place of peace

Finding peace on the road

We found ourselves on the road this past week. It was a long trip and I found my mind wandering often to the topic of peace. It was everywhere. From things I was reading to podcasts to snippets of songs popping into my head, the topic was always peace and I figured God was trying…… Continue reading Finding peace on the road

Reimagining a diagnosis of Down’s syndrome

New parents of children born with Down syndrome are typically given a very dire outlook on their child’s future. That is, if they haven’t been counseled months earlier to have an abortion and terminate that child’s life. Some are surprised with the news at the birth of their baby, all scans having been normal throughout…… Continue reading Reimagining a diagnosis of Down’s syndrome

Of intricate design and infinite worth

He didn’t have to do this. I have that thought often. When I see the variety of faces in a crowd, trees in a park, birds in the air or flowers in a meadow. When I hear the choir of a hundred different voices, the roar of a waterfall or the tone of the wind…… Continue reading Of intricate design and infinite worth

Giving Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving Day in Canada and we have so much to be thankful for. Even with Covid and new rules and the chaos around us. Even now, especially now, we need to show our gratitude for all we have been given. For family and friends, for home, provision, and protection from harm, Father, I…… Continue reading Giving Thanks

Back-to-school daze

Remember when back to school meant shopping for supplies, buying new clothes and seeing friends you had missed all summer? This year, our kids are facing a very different kind of back to school season. No matter what it looks like, let’s not forget to celebrate! Take those awkward back to school pictures, buy the…… Continue reading Back-to-school daze

Fun @ home

As the longest March break in recent history has only just begun, how can parents cope with, and dare I say, enjoy the extra time with their children? Many organisations are coming to the rescue with free online resources. Parents are reaching out to other families with ideas and inspiration. Social media is providing unlimited…… Continue reading Fun @ home