February 14th is a big day for Andrew and me this year. It's the first day of the season of Lent, and the day that we head to the Holy Land. What!?
Prepare yourself for a sentimental blog post... Today is my birthday. I am 29 years old. Typically on my birthday - especially in the morning - I find myself reflecting on the previous year. What did I accomplish when I was 28? Well, I got married, switched churches, went on a trip, a bunch of … Continue reading Birthdays and being alive
I think I'm a pretty avid reader. I mean, not compared to actual avid readers (i.e. people who can devour one or more books within the three week library limit or people who work in the publishing industry) but, generally speaking, I read quite a bit. Since Andrew started seminary, I've challenged myself to read … Continue reading 6 Christian(ish) Books for your 2018 reading list
We wish you all a joyful Christmas and blessings for the new year.
Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Even though work is busy and there is so much to do before Christmas holidays... Even though Andrew is basically locked in the library writing papers and studying for exams... Time slows right down at 5:30 when I'm walking home from the subway and it's dark outside already … Continue reading Advent: Making wreaths, getting ready.
More than just a catchy power ballad, Kesha's "Praying" taps into something that inspires and challenges us to do something different, and difficult. Something Christ asked us to do.
Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend and Canadians are getting ready to break bread and give thanks for the many blessings that we enjoy. To help give thanks, I've shared some thoughts and Thanksgiving prayers from the Anglican liturgy.
Wedding scriptures have always carried weight in my family. I've come to think of them as anchors for marriage and for life; verses to return to as a reminder of your purpose and path. This post is about how we chose our wedding scripture from Philippians.
Give us grace, Almighty Father, so to pray, as to deserve to be heard, to address thee with our hearts, as with our lips.
We'd been dating for five years, and while I always knew we would return to our faith at some point, I wasn't exactly expecting that we would take such a direct route. God has a plan for us all, but sometimes you don't know if you want anything to do with it.