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The thought running through my mind lately is “be a little kinder than you need to.” I say it to myself when I need the reminder, because sometimes it’s not the first thing on my mind. But it’s on my mind so much because I see it in others. Lately I’ve encountered people that have taken the time out of their day to be a little kinder than they really needed to and it made all the difference. Life is hard right now, for a few reasons, but a lot of it is circumstances that are out of my hands, and it takes a toll on a person. Even a comment like how my hair looked good in a bun (a messy bun that took little to no effort) was enough to make me smile when things weren’t going the best. And it made me think of how easy it…
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Fresh snow Skiing on a trail through the woods with only the sound of the wind in the trees and the singing of birds offers time for the quiet contemplation missing so often in the noisy busyness of life. Out here there is no rush, no deadline, no expectation beyond reaching the hill in the … Continue reading Perspective
Released by Word Alive Press on Jan. 15th, the first in the Forged in Flames trilogy. Official launch on Wed. Jan. 29, 2020 at the Timmins Public Library from 1- 8 pm. Hope to see you there!
Embers, my debut y/a contemporary novel, is now available for purchase wherever books are sold! It is also available in paperback and e-book formats through Amazon and Chapters/Indigo. Alternatively, readers can purchase it through my publisher’s online store at Word Alive Press. Pick up your copy and be sure to let me know how you … Continue reading Embers is available
She walks through the buttercup meadow to the trees on the other side. The sun playing peak-a-boo with the clouds warms her hair she walks barefoot along the path until she reaches the long wispy branches of the willow. Brushing them aside she lets the curtain of green fall behind her and sits on the … Continue reading Buttercup Meadow
I am participating in a Compassionate Care Workshop put on by the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Network out of Sunnybrook Hospital located in Toronto. The aim of this workshop is to improve the standard of care to families experiencing loss in pregnancy and early infancy. I am grateful for the opportunity to share in the … Continue reading For Ever
Why not me? Those three words fit my life. They express so much in such a small space. So do I, by the way. I’m not a very big person. She is small, but she is mighty. I’ve always liked that quote. So, why not me? When bad things happen people respond with oh, poor … Continue reading Why not me?
If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world. C.S. Lewis C. S. Lewis is one of my favourite authors. It is through reading his stories, as well as those of other great authors, that I have come … Continue reading My own little corner