Week 9 Wrap-Up

Ahhhhh.  We are officially on vacation.  For two weeks!  The kids are especially excited about week one of our vacation because we are meeting up with PJ's parents (Grandma and Grandpa). We were excited to find that our favourite hotel chain has just opened a brand new location about halfway between home and our first…

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Happy Thanksgiving from our house to yours as we join our hearts in gratitude to the Giver of every good and perfect gift! (James 1:17) Some thoughts on thankfulness from my commonplace... The fineness which a hymn or psalm affords Is, when the soul unto the lines accords.  ~Herbert Do not let your head run…

Week 4 Wrap-Up

Driving in the rain today.  Not the beautiful day for a drive that I was hoping for, but enjoying being off-island for 24 hours.  We're on our way to our annual associational church family camp and looking forward to reconnecting with our extended church family here on the east coast.   We wrapped up the…

Week 3 Wrap-Up

We finally feel alive again!  Found out this week we have been dealing with a nasty parasite introduced into our guts through something we all ate (except our oldest daughter).  Thankfully it's something that our systems can handle on their own.  It is not typically treated and usually runs its course in a week or…

Notes to Self from an Unexpected (and Horrific) Break Week

Dear Self, Here are a few things you must take note of.  The Lord has been good to you this week.  He has blessed you with down time to think and perceive and give thanks.  He has given you the opportunity to give and receive love in unusual ways.  Sickness and trials have a way…