Category Archives: Women Over 40

Purpose Group Week Three

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What’s so good about…me? Our third group session was a powerful one. It was about learning to be honest about who we are – with others and with ourselves. The four of us were told to write 5 positive things … Continue reading

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Life Lessons – Purpose Group Week One

Week One My friend and I met for dinner at a restaurant called “Fresh”, which features healthy (mainly vegan) food and juices/drinks. It’s near the U of T so it has a youthful energy but there were some middlers and … Continue reading

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Peace is not for Sissies

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  I am shamelessly borrowing this title from Pastor Andy, and his penetrating and profound blog post (read here http://lifevesting.com/blog/2012/10/01/peace-is-not-for-sissies/) I navigated to it from a recent post which I received via email, titled “Stop, Drop and Roll – Dousing … Continue reading

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Seasoning Life

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Endings I attended the funeral the other day – the father of a friend from high school – and it brought back a lot of memories. My family relocated from the west end of Toronto to the east end when … Continue reading

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The Moral Bucket List

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I subscribe to an online entity known as JesusHacks. I receive emails on a regular basis – some tips for attaining to Christlikeness, built around a specific topic. For example, http://jesushacks.com/9-ways-jesus-would-run-a-business-the-right-way/ And I always learn something that I can put … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning – Inside and Out

Mild breezes, longer days, brighter sunshine. Spring is gently but persistently nudging winter away. Spring is ready to be sprung and, after the coldest February on record, we are more than ready! Spring is a beautiful season… As Nature renews herself … Continue reading

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New Year, New You

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No, it’s not a cheesy hyped-up pseudo-promise – it’s true. Our bodies are in a constant state of flux, one way or the other. I won’t quote the science (it’s complicated and way over my head) but, in a nutshell, … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s love through drama and storytelling – in prison

Friends of mine are missionaries and their ministry is bringing the love of God into the dark, lonely, pain-riddled places we know as prisons. I have known The Hunters for almost 15 years now, and I support their work directly … Continue reading

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A new year has begun… now what?

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We all do it. Reflect on the year just past; perhaps think back even further as we shake our heads at the swift passage of time. We lament things undone, opportunities missed. Kick ourselves for poor choices and wallow in … Continue reading

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The Starling Saver (Part 1)

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I went to my brother and sister-in-law’s home for dinner the other night. They live on the 10th floor of a stunning new condominium at the end of the subway line. That evening, I joined the commuter stream moving out … Continue reading

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