I think I'm a pretty avid reader. I mean, not compared to actual avid readers (i.e. people who can devour one or more books within the three week library limit or people who work in the publishing industry) but, generally speaking, I read quite a bit. Since Andrew started seminary, I've challenged myself to read … Continue reading 6 Christian(ish) Books for your 2018 reading list
We wish you all a joyful Christmas and blessings for the new year.
Today is the first Sunday of Advent. Even though work is busy and there is so much to do before Christmas holidays... Even though Andrew is basically locked in the library writing papers and studying for exams... Time slows right down at 5:30 when I'm walking home from the subway and it's dark outside already … Continue reading Advent: Making wreaths, getting ready.
More than just a catchy power ballad, Kesha's "Praying" taps into something that inspires and challenges us to do something different, and difficult. Something Christ asked us to do.
It's mid-October. For anyone who is in school or who's partner is in school, you know what that means. The library becomes a permanent residence and the Dominos pizza tracker becomes a personal friend. Fall is a busy season for Andrew and me. From now until Christmas, his schedule overflows with assignments, papers, and tests. … Continue reading Stress, Studies & Honey Spice Cake
Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend and Canadians are getting ready to break bread and give thanks for the many blessings that we enjoy. To help give thanks, I've shared some thoughts and Thanksgiving prayers from the Anglican liturgy.
Wedding scriptures have always carried weight in my family. I've come to think of them as anchors for marriage and for life; verses to return to as a reminder of your purpose and path. This post is about how we chose our wedding scripture from Philippians.
Walking into an Anglo-Catholic church for the first time, I was overwhelmed. Basically, it was the opposite of the church I grew up in. One of the most conspicuous differences was the thurible.
Give us grace, Almighty Father, so to pray, as to deserve to be heard, to address thee with our hearts, as with our lips.
We'd been dating for five years, and while I always knew we would return to our faith at some point, I wasn't exactly expecting that we would take such a direct route. God has a plan for us all, but sometimes you don't know if you want anything to do with it.