Get in the Blender, Kids!

I’ve talked a little bit about some of the challenges of second marriage (Chapter Two). I’ve talked about the challenges of parenting frequently. But what about blended parenting? My friends, it is the biggest blessing and the biggest challenge. I don’t even know how to start writing about it! When my husband and I started […]

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Chapter Two

Marriage is a huge undertaking. Parenting also can be challenging. But those things in combination with family blending? Phew, what an adventure! When I first started to date my now husband, there were many delicate issues we had to work around. While there are several resources for widows and widowers who are heading into Chapter […]

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Disciples in Isolation

So 2020… What a year, huh? Four months in and it’s been absolute insanity. Earthquakes, fire, war and rumours of war, grief and death in church bodies, financial struggles, and a global pandemic that has sewed fear and sickness through our communities. The world looks bleak and torn. Today is Good Friday, the day we […]

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Is 2017 Over Yet?

To make something beautiful from ashes, something has to burn. And 2017 has been a wildfire. The first half of the year was absolutely heart wrenching as I felt like my life was being pulled to pieces. You all know that story, so I won’t dredge up the sordid details. I wallowed for a while, […]

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Life’s What You Make It

“I want adventure in the great wide Somewhere! I want it more than I can tell. And for once, it might be grand to have someone understand… I want so much more than they’ve got planned.” As I little girl, I would sing Belle’s reprise from Beauty and the Beast at the top of my […]

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