A Divine Invitation

Invitations. We all get them. Birthday parties, dinner celebrations, baby showers, and golden anniversaries are announced to us by little pieces of white card-stock embossed in gold, the raised print detailing the highlights and requesting our presence. And that little white card begs a decision that is often based, not upon the busyness of our … More A Divine Invitation

Do Hard Things

I love New Years Day. I love the fresh start, the clean slate, the opportunities that a new, untarnished, unblemished year represents. And this year, as New Years Day falls on a Sunday, it seems even more symbolic: A new day, a new week, and a new year. It can’t get much better than that! I don’t … More Do Hard Things

Small Beginnings

I am not a gardener. At all. My dream house would have no green space to maintain at all…or, better yet, I’d win the lottery and be able to pay someone to maintain it all for me! Nevertheless, I awoke this morning determined to give my full attention to the sad looking flower beds surrounding the house. After … More Small Beginnings


There are few things I enjoy more than being out in nature, especially when the weather is lovely and the prevalence of pesky insects is low. Such was my recent experience on the shores of Lake Ontario. It was a picture-perfect day. Temperatures in the low seventies. Brilliant sunshine against a cloudless sky. As I … More Unaware