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Time, Treasure, Talent

I've been thinking lately about what I give each day to God. I worry that I give only from my wallet and that I might have ignored the...

Thoughts of God and war .....

My heart feels so heavy as I watch what is happening in Europe. I am so overcome by horror and sadness and overwhelming grief - at all...

Go out .....

This is Ben's quiet time. He sits in the dog bed - clearly Lucy, the dog, is on the couch. And Benny has his favourite things - his car,...

Do whatever He tells you ....

This is Benny. He is a fireman. That is his dream. He has all the gear - the helmet, the foghorn, the fire extinguisher. I love this boy...

Back on track .....

I am back on track! Woohoo!!! Out of quarantine and feeling good. But I will say, I didn't hate being isolated over Christmas. I missed...

Not the week we expected .....

Well, this turned out to be a very different week than we expected. My son was expected to arrive today from BC but cancelled last...

Just believe .....

A little while ago, I started a Women in Fellowship group. We are currently studying Divine Mercy and our conversations have been so rich...

The trust of a child .....

This past week, we had our little granddaughter living with us. We have never been with her for such an extended time and it was...

Daily reflection and prayer .....

Each day, I update my website with a new quotation - something that touches my heart, gives me a reason to pause and ponder my faith. I...

Prayer first .....

I am currently taking an online course on Divine Mercy with GoodCatholic.com. I love their courses! I have taken eleven courses with them...

Pursuit of joy ......

The world is back in colour! When my grandchildren stay over, the first thing we say when everyone is awake is, "It is a sun-shiny day!"...

Batman .....

This is William. He is not Batman. He tells me this every time he puts on those glasses. But, when he wears the glasses, he climbs to the...

Fish out of water .....

I just got back from visiting my grandsons - Matthew and Benny - in BC. They live on an island in the north of the province. I am a city...

Treasures .....

We have finally convinced my mom to move into a retirement residence. So the last week or so, and for the next week or two, I am spending...

Giving thanks.....

This week, I have done a number of things for people because I love them. Because it is the right thing to do. Because I can. For all...

It only takes a moment ......

I never stop being amazed at how the Holy Spirit works in my life. Of course, you can go through your day never seeing His presence but...

Being prepared ......

Take a look at Benny in this photo. He is watering flowers in the rain. He is wearing his mother's hard hat, ready for any emergency. He...

Hope .....

The other thought I have when I see Benny fishing is hope. Benny has all the gear - with a fishing rod bigger than him! He has the hat,...

Fishing .....

That's my grandson, Benny, in the photo. He's become my muse. This picture, for instance, gets me thinking about a lot of things related...

Patience in all things.....

I am a cross stitcher. I am currently finishing a 150,000 stitch tapestry. I love it. And, clearly, the most important thing is to have...

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