There is one thing we can count on in this world and that is change. Things, situations and people are always changing. Growing up in a family of ten, with one income, money was stretched so thin you could see through it! As a result the clothes I wore were often hand me down-downs, well … Continue reading Constant
"Finally , be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes." Ephesians 6:10 When my three sons were young, they all played football in the city league. My oldest son had asked to play shortly before … Continue reading Gear Up!
I am a perfectionist at heart. I hate making mistakes and stress and fuss over minute details, driving myself and everone around me crazy! Which is, well, crazy, because no one is perfect; everyone makes mistakes. Now my head knows this but my heart persists in the battle. It's part of my makeup, I guess … Continue reading To Be Made Perfect
"Help, I need somebody. Help not just anybody. Help, I need somebody now...ow." This was a favourite song of mine in my younger days. The days of boys, boys, boys and Disney fantasy. The era of dreams of John Lennon, Bobby Darin, Gino Vanelli, etc. The endless string of unhealthy relationships, seeking "somebody", needing "somebody" … Continue reading Helpmate/Soulmate
We recently returned from a week long vacation which was relaxing and fun and we got to see our son. When you come back from vacation or a work trip and you step into your house you instantly feel at home. The minute you walk in the door and smell the scents of your house, … Continue reading Home Sweet Home
My second stepfather was a 36 year old bachelor who fell in love with my mother and took on her seven children as well. He took on a "giant" with all the good intentions of a man in love. The problem was he hadn't dealt with his own inner giants before he did. The end … Continue reading Facing Giants
Ever since I was a child one of my favourite things to do, when I am outside or riding along in a car, is to watch clouds. With so many different kinds and such a multitude of different shapes, different sizes and different colours they are an endless source of entertainment. Laying back and staring … Continue reading Clouds