My Week with an Agnostic

I am sure most people have had the experience of feeling immediately connected to someone and it was that way with Liz and me. While she had moved to Victoria not long after we met, we kept in touch through Facebook; as an insomniac, Liz would often be on-line when I got up and we…

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: The Musical!

Musical Friday Five! What is your favorite pre-1950 hymn? Jesus Love Me. While I remember it from my childhood, it is a memory from my internship in 2002 that makes it stand out for me. I was visiting the nursing home and one of the men, who had severe dementia, that the only thing he…

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…