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…

Friday Five – Advent

Advent Traditions – For many years, I dreamed of a the perfectly decorated home, with presents wrapped under the tree, a perfectly cleaned house and lots of time for baking and soaking up the season. The reality is, I have scaled back my expectations. But here are five that are central to my enjoyment and…