Love.

Love.

“I’ve been convinced that LGBT Christians have a special role to play in teaching the church how to be Christian.” ― Rachel Held Evans, Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church When I was growing up, there was that one boy in youth group that everyone had a crush on. You know the type; drop dead [...]

Easter

Easter

Why do family relationships have to be this way? I haven't posted in a while. Partly because I've been sick as a dog for like a week, and partly because we've been busy with the Easter season and with selling our house. Yup. We're moving. Because who doesn't like packing up a house of eight [...]

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

A vulnerable, scary post to write. There is a light at the end of every tunnel. Some tunnels just happen to be longer than others.Ada Adams This post is about that first hellish year. I had advice and gossip flung left, right, and everywhere. It was awful. I wanted to stay in my house and [...]

Gentle Spirit

Gentle Spirit

The “Gentle Spirit” and Other Atrocities  She’s just too much to take! The school my children attend has an award ceremony at the end of the year. Awards are given out for scripture memory, honour roll, athletic achievement and so on. It’s one of those things you attend because you love your children, and you [...]

The God Card

The God Card

“God hates divorce.” “You are teaching your children that it’s ok to break a covenant made before God.” “You asking your husband to leave is a work of the devil!” “ We will pray that God will soften your heart.” “ Divorce is not an option for a Christian.”  “ Have you really searched the [...]

Church Food

Church Food

Casseroles and Religious Oppression You know when you’re sitting in church and the pastor or some other important person announces an upcoming church potluck, and you think “crap, am I on main course or dessert this time? I hate cooking!”   I’ve never done well with church potlucks. They are the epitome of a welcoming [...]