Hope Springs Eternal

Springtime in Atlantic Canada is nothing to get too excited about at first glance: it is cold, wet, muddy, and slushy. Looking outside at the frozen ground and patches of snow, it may seem like warmer weather will never arrive. Yet, there is a promise to springtime that one day the dreary days will end … Continue reading Hope Springs Eternal

Unknown Paths

Lately I've been doing a little more research into my family tree. My father's family was part of the Great Migration of Puritans fleeing England in the 1630-1640's, settling in the unknown wilderness of the New World, seeking a place where they might freely worship God. As I was reading some history yesterday, I was struck … Continue reading Unknown Paths

A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but being a lover of words, I would sometimes rather the thousand words than the picture. Christmas is meant for nostalgia, and I love how this tale is woven into a lovely tapestry from a memory of an idyllic Christmas past: A Child's Christmas In Wales Dylan … Continue reading A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

Day 12 – London

Monday, April 17, 2017 My last and final day of an incredibly amazing trip. As I have been travelling with just a small backpack, I have saved my shopping for this last day so I wouldn't be carrying it on my back everywhere I went.  I did buy a few gifts for family in some … Continue reading Day 12 – London

The Gate of the Year

Heartfelt greetings for a new and wonderful year to all! I find entering a new year is a chance for introspection and hope. Standing at the threshold of a new year, a road lays before us. Where it takes us, no man knows, but we have a choice to step out with earnest expectation or with dread. I … Continue reading The Gate of the Year