Looking at Jesus a Little Differently

Oct 21

Looking at Jesus a Little Differently

In this whole “de-churched” journey I’ve been on for the past couple of years, one of the main goals is to strip my faith of its religion in order to make room for true relationship. The book that started it all for me was So You Don’t Want to Go to Church Anymore by Wayne Jacobsen. It’s not an exaggeration to say that that book really...

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Getting Unstuck

Jan 17

Getting Unstuck

First of all, very exciting news! I was interviewed by a reporter for Chatelaine magazine – read the results here: How to stick to your walking workout I’d be grateful if you’d pass it on! As you know, I’ve been experimenting with my life in a fairly concentrated fashion lately. The most extreme experiment being that of attempting...

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The Goal is Intimacy

Oct 27

The Goal is Intimacy

As a social media manager I spend a lot of time researching the trends in today’s marketing. The interesting thing is that we’re moving from marketing that “shouts” to marketing that “engages”. People want to do business with people who know how to connect with them, hear what they have to say, and then respond. Interestingly...

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Prayerful Moments

Oct 22

Prayerful Moments

I believe strongly that victory is won or lost in the brain. All day long there’s a kind of “chatter going on inside our heads. That chatter is either confirming who we are in Christ, who we are as our best selves, or it’s going against it. Most people I know have chatter that is constantly condemning, rebuking, or criticizing either ourselves...

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Celebrating "Spring"

Sep 22

Celebrating "Spring"

So it’s been a long journey from religious habit to heart-relationship with God. We’re certainly not at our final destination yet, but I imagine that will only happen when I’m no longer here on planet earth! 🙂 But good things are happening. I find myself now able to turn to God more naturally, in conversation. I am starting to hunger for His...

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A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

Sep 10

A Baptist, Celtic, Wanna-be-Nun

My own ethnic heritage is Welsh/English. My maternal Grandparents were immigrants from Wales, met here in Canada, married, and raised their family here.   My paternal Grandparents were from the Birmingham area in England and came to Canada several generations ago. I never thought much about my heritage until I married my Belfast boy.  I became fascinated with the...

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