Category Archives: Relationships – Family, Friends & Other

PDF = Post Daniel Fast

I won’t lie; it was a struggle to get through 21 days of the Daniel Fast. It was less the food restrictions – I was still allowed to eat legumes, oatmeal, dates, fruits and veggies. It was more the limitation … Continue reading

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New Year, New…?

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I don’t know anyone who makes New Year’s resolutions, do you? We used to, but we rarely kept them and felt miserable about it, so we just don’t do it anymore. And yet, a brand new year calls for some … Continue reading

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Fix Your Eyes

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When I was a little girl, I loved going on rides – at the playground and the amusement park. We lived near one of the largest parks in the city where I spent many summer hours playing. There was a … Continue reading

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Falling into… well, you know

I won’t bore you with reflections on the poignant transition from summer to fall. And the bracing briskness of fresh-start or new-beginnings inspiration that back to school time brings. Instead, I will use a broader lens, to consider the ‘season’ … Continue reading

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Kicking Off Summer

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Summer in the City Begins… Now! Last weekend (May 21-23) was to Canada what Memorial Day weekend is to the United States – the first long weekend of summer. The weather cooperated with the calendar and it was the perfect … Continue reading

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May Days

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In my four-season corner of the world, May is supposed to be the crowning glory of spring. April showers should drenched the earth to bring forth May flowers. Temperatures should be in the mid teens (Celcius – mid 50s Fahrenheit). … Continue reading

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Love is…

On Saturday, a women’s group at my church gathered for our quarterly mini-retreat. The topic: what is love? We began by looking at romantic love – there are plenty of examples in songs, stories and films. Every fairy tale that … Continue reading

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