Follow the Money!

Hi There!  In all our television crime shows at some point a law enforcement officer or detective does an analysis of someone’s bank account.  Of course off shore accounts in some exotic country are usually involved. If my bank accounts were analyzed what would the reports say about me?  Am...Read more

A Walk in the Ravine

Hi there!  On the weekend I went with my dog for a walk in the ravine.  I hadn’t been there since the beginning of summer and decided that I wanted to go before the colours all changed on the trees. I guess I wanted to see the last abundance of...Read more

The Best Thing!

Hi there!  What is the best thing?  Respect and having good boundaries. Benjamin Franklin once said, “The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example ; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct...Read more

Cloud of great witnesses

Hi there!  Today I saw a Charlie Brown cartoon strip when Charlie Brown and Snoopy are staring off into the stars and wondering if the stars are loved ones shining down on us.  Not surprising the scene reminded me of what Scripture in Hebrews 12 :1 calls the “cloud of...Read more

Keep going forward!

Hi there!  I was out for a coffee with a friend today and the topic of how to deal with the past, forgiveness and  personal life philosophies came up.  [I mean what else do you talk about over a satisfying cup of “joe”.] We decided that really working to keep...Read more

Happy Father’s Day!

Hi there!  Just wanted to let you Fathers out there know that you are appreciated and needed for the difference you can make in a child’s life. But I also understand that life can pull some punches and sometimes Father’s Day brings around more painful memories than good ones.  We...Read more

The Big Story — Part IV — Easter

Hi there! Forest City North just did their fourth segment of going through the Bible from Genesis to Revelations.  Sunday’s Story was Easter.  It was wonderful to be reminded of how the story changes all of us — through the death and resurrection of Jesus.  I think it was a...Read more

Happy Easter!

Hi there!  This evening I finally sat down after doing food prep for most of the day with a glass of wine in the backyard with hubby and one of my grown up kids.  What a glorious day!  The birds are back. Our swing is out. [Thanks Dear!] As well...Read more

Forest City Road Race

Hi there!  On April 30of this year there is the annual Forest City Road race in London, Ontario.  No I will not be running — I’ll be doing registration– but others are in training right now to run for different charities. Our team runs for the Autism Ontario — London...Read more

Multi-Tasking is an illusion

Hi there! So Anthony VanDerLaan was talking last Sunday about double mindedness or switch tasking.  Scientists have discovered that we are unable to multi-task. In reality we are switching our minds attention from one focus to another — which is dangerous when you are driving (or walking) and checking the...Read more