[...] a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance." - Ecclesiastes 3:4 Disclosure: content and images included in this post depict infant loss and may be triggering for some. Aware of the impending grief, I sought distraction - chores, work, alcohol - anything to avoid… Continue reading A Time to Mourn
Joy & Pain
Marc-Antoine and I continue to heal and grieve, thankful for all of the love, support and especially the prayers, that we have received. We have been generously covered by graces and continued miracles. This is an update, a Part 2 to my post, “Miracles & Trauma.” Disclosure: there are images in this post that may… Continue reading Joy & Pain
Thank You ❤️
As November comes to a close, snow begins to fall here in the Ottawa region bringing us into a new month and a new season. Advent has begun and our hearts are being prepared for Love Incarnate to enter our homes and our lives. Marc-Antoine and I have received an astonishing amount of love and… Continue reading Thank You ❤️
“Raphaël” A Poem
“Raphaël” A Poem
Raphaël’s Story: Submissions!
In the writing world, November is known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). The goal is to write an average of 1667 words per day with the goal of 50,000 words written towards a novel. This year I’d decided to participate for the first time. My current project is a Contemporary Adult Novel called, “Straddling… Continue reading Raphaël’s Story: Submissions!
Joy in the Unknown
A little late, but here is my reflection from the month of October: “When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.” —Psalm 94:19 NIV The “Unknown” is not a comfortable place to be, especially if it triggers feelings of isolation or of being misunderstood. Many insecurities are unearthed and we can find… Continue reading Joy in the Unknown
Equipped for Battle
“For this reason I kneel before the father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that… Continue reading Equipped for Battle
Claim This Moment
"'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me” —2 Corinthians 12:9 What does being a Homemaker mean? Before having kids, that’s all I wanted: that simplistic yet demanding life of… Continue reading Claim This Moment
Coffee Addict: Entrusting Your Tastebuds (and Your Life) to God
Coffee is incredible! I drink it every day: not because I’m addicted, but for the experience it brings. I don’t get a caffeine rush or energy boost that others claim to experience, neither does it keep me awake at night when I’m tired. In fact, coffee does the opposite for me. There is something in… Continue reading Coffee Addict: Entrusting Your Tastebuds (and Your Life) to God
I'm still here! I'm still writing! I've just been somewhat quiet lately. My fiction WIP is at a stand still due to unresolved plot holes but I've been writing Christian articles and Physical Wellness pieces to keep my writing muscles toned, despite my novel's sad lack of progress. In any case I wanted to check… Continue reading Where’s Waldo?