Category Archives: personal

Watching the Weather & Our Feelings

  “Everything in life is a test of character.” John Blanchard {Our almond bush, just outside the kitchen window. The blossoms are incredible! One of my favorites in spring time!}   “I suppose it will rain soon,” my eldest daughter said, pointing to the nearby hydro pole. “The birds are all sitting on a wire…” […]

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Golden Eyed Frogs

“If you have not done it recently, try getting out somewhere into the fields or woods, even country lanes, or on hard packed sand running along a shore … discover a bit of moss still green as it sheds its snow and seems to hint of spring to come, clinging to the base of a […]

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Rising Early

  I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. Proverbs 8:17     It is with a happy heart that my feet touch the floor in the morning. I have come to absolutely love my early mornings, watching the sun rise, quiet and peaceful. It is my private […]

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Spring Cleaning {Feathering Your Nest 💕}

“The homeliest tasks get beautiful if loving hands do them.” ~ Louisa May Alcott     Our Ontario April has been cold, full of snow and ice, but … it is still SPRING … and warmer temperatures are coming soon! The cooler weather has not stopped us from doing some good ol’ fashioned SPRING CLEANING […]

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The Household {+ a Homemade Bagel Recipe}

    The [Biblical] word household is “therapeia” in the Greek and means “attendance to medical needs, domestic, healing.” In other words, out homes should be homes of healing —healing the spirit, the soul, and the body. That’s why God ordained the home. It is an oasis from the storms of life, a sanctuary from […]

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