Friday Five – Self-Care & Renewal

In the midst of horrible events, the question at RevGals is, how do we as leaders of faith communities, be tender with ourselves as a means of self-care? I have had a rough few weeks… multiple migraines (thank you hurricane season), a thankfully short bout of the flu and then back problems, the launch of…

Friday Five: Burning Questions!

I haven’t played Friday Five in a while; it’s all about burning questions today. 1. What is one habit you do daily, without fail? Brush my teeth.  2. What is the last thing you watched on your television? Blue Jays game last night, they lost.  3. Would you rather have a slice of cake, or a slice…

Friday Five: Lenten Disciplines

Over at RevGals it’s Friday Five time again! This time about seasonal disciplines. Are you giving up, or taking on? Some combination thereof? Something of both. I created a word a day creative response list, you can check it out here. I am also taking on healthy eating.  Fasting? What does that look like for you? I…

Friday Five – Birthdays!

Over at RevGalBlogPals, it’s a birthday Friday Five. Is there a birthday that stands out as particularly memorable in your life? I dreaded my 40th birthday. I was single after an unexpected marriage breakdown and thought I would be alone for the rest of my life. I was experiencing financial difficulties and my health was…

Friday Five: Random!

1. What’s the weather like where you are? 0 Celsius or 32 Farenhheit. Overcast and light snow.  2. What is your dream vacation spot and/or activity? Anywhere next to the water. We enjoyed  great week in Cuba last winter, contemplating Newfoundland this summer.  3. What book are you currently reading? (Just pick one. I know how…

Friday Five: Lists

Over at RevGals is Friday Five time and this time its all about lists that we make. Personal… professional… seasonal… and at this time of year, they all collide. I used to make separate personal and church lists on paper, although I tried to use the same notebook, but that became unproductive as I never…