Risk

Warning: Some issues will be exposed in this post and I will not come out looking good. However, what I am about to share with you is all true; at least two family members can vouch for it. I have an issue with games. As far as I can tell it applies to all games but not…Read more »

Expectation

Expectation – a tricky thing at any time, but a significantly greater land mine at this time of year. I know this from personal experience.  The pressure to meet these expectations is in large part what keeps me so busy during this season. Junior (x4) needs to bring cookies for the class Christmas party. I…Read more »

“Let’s go Christmas shopping together as a family,” we said. On a Saturday two weeks before Christmas, no less. “This is a good idea, we will make memories as a family,” we thought. Well, we did make memories. We were right about that. It had been a long time of tough slogging. Too much pressure. …Read more »

Wake Up!

The first frost kisses the landscape with a blanket of silvery white. Everything is going to sleep.  The flowers we planted and watered, the trees we placed and coaxed to take root, they begin their slumber under the fresh cover.  Bold colours and busy bees quiet as the coming winter brings dormancy.  They sleep; it…Read more »

I am spending the summer holidays preparing for our fall study on Revelation. I read the letters to the seven churches, noting the commendations, condemnations and promises to overcomers.  Meanwhile my seven year old works on his letters.  Belching them.  Do I commend him for thoughtfully burping letter sequences which form words?  Do I condemn…Read more »