A Practical Faith

Faith can be defined in many different ways. Some people tie their faith to religion while others embrace a more universal truth. Faith is directly connected to action regardless of what or who you believe in...

Pascha Of Beauty

Many years ago, I was a convert of the Eastern Orthodox Church and my favourite time of the year was the Lenten/Paschal season. It is a powerful and beautiful time to remember and honour the life of Christ;...

Lost And Found Faith

As a child, I had perfect faith; that unquestioning, never-doubting love and trust. It was the innocence of a perfect world wrapped in God’s warm hug. Light was everywhere to be my guide. Sure, sometimes...

Accepting Grace, Forgiving Me

I hit my dog once. I hit the poor, little, Benji-type creature so hard that he actually cowered away from me. It wasn’t that I didn’t love him; I thought he was the sweetest little thing in the world, and he...

From Out Of The Ashes

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven;” Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NKJV) There have been few moments in my life where I could feel my world change. Often, when I thought it should feel...

Lost And Found Faith

As a child, I had perfect faith; that unquestioning, never-doubting love and trust. It was the innocence of a perfect world wrapped in God’s warm hug. Light was everywhere to be my guide. Sure, sometimes I skinned...

Finding My Way

I’ve never been one to set resolutions or to even say, “New Year, New Me” on a Facebook post. I’m not against anyone wanting to reinvent themselves and setting goals at the beginning of the year...

A New Year Is Nothing To Fear

I’m not angry. I’m not filled with hatred. I am filled to the brim with a sadness that I have not felt in a very long time. Election Night and the days after have left me feeling empty, lost and fearful. Let me be...

Pascha Of Beauty

Many years ago, I was a convert of the Eastern Orthodox Church and my favourite time of the year was the Lenten/Paschal season. It is a powerful and beautiful time to remember and honour the life of Christ; yet, while...