Hearts and Hope

I first wrote about this back in 2009, but today I felt I needed to read it again. For me. I’d been reading Bent Hope; a street journal, by Tim Huff. This book, which tells stories of his encounters with homeless people on the streets of Toronto and elsewhere over a span of twenty years, … More Hearts and Hope


First posted on January 13, 2010 at 12:28 PM In the face of modern day terrorist attacks and warnings of the same, it is so easy to live our days and nights in fear of what might happen. Even we who have trusted in God for our eternal salvation can experience deep fear during troubling … More Afraid

Times and Seasons

First posted on February 4, 2010 My husband teaches in a business school, and one of the concepts I occasionally hear him discuss is an “escalating commitment to a failing course of action.” In other words, not knowing when to change direction. To someone like me, that smacks of giving in and giving up, and … More Times and Seasons

Go For Gold

Originally posted on February 27, 2010 From the opening ceremony of the 21st Winter Olympics to the closing celebration, our television was tuned to the games. I cheered at the awards, cried at the poignancy of Joannie Rochette’s skate, held my breath when bobsledders crashed out, and felt the pain of those who grieved over … More Go For Gold