It was a beautiful afternoon, late in June–the kind of afternoon that is filled with the promise of summer and a heat only the July sun to come would offer. I sat with the sun on my face, listening to the casual conversation of my colleagues in our outdoor meeting when my phone rang. I […]
Merry Christmas! Can you believe the day before one of our favourite days is finally here?! When I was your age, it used to feel like it took forever to get to Christmas Eve. We would fill our days with baking and visiting friends and family, trips to the mall, even a trip to the […]
Hope has a name. I’ve seen this phrase a lot lately. Not nearly as often as I have seen evidence of hopelessness in this season, I’m afraid. But in our clamouring for a different reality, a new normal, a next chapter, hope seems dim, faint, even fading.