Personality


Back here again

Back here again

Back home in Montreal, processing the anxiety I experienced in the last part of our trip and the growth still ahead of me.

A journey of evangelical faith: An introduction

A journey of evangelical faith: An introduction

I wasn't planning to write about my faith - my evolving journey with the Bible, church teaching and tradition, and my personal experiences; but it seems now is the time to do so.

I'm not really into Lent

I'm not really into Lent

Obedience, sacrifice, confession, repentance these are deeply personal spiritual practices, best shared in a trusted community. Unfortunately these practices and postures of the heart can become yokes that people are pressured into bearing. But condemnation, fear of failure, inadequacy is not how the Spirit moves us into spiritual discipline.

Perimeters & Foundations

Perimeters & Foundations

In this last month of the year, amongst holiday activities, Advent meditations, and the general good will and cheer (and busyness) of the season I am also mentally preparing to put closure on this year and anticipating and planning for the next.

Following as a sure thing

Following as a sure thing

I had rooted myself in my relationship with Damien, looking to him to be my "sure thing" in life, which included my income-earning work, instead of finding security in my identity in Jesus Christ, who dwells in me, and is the Essence of my life.

Vocation, Marriage, and Work: An introduction

Vocation, Marriage, and Work: An introduction

We had a plan. We married and created a family. I stayed home to raise the kids. Damien worked to support us. And then life and living took us on paths we couldn't have imagined.

The most radical spiritual discipline

The most radical spiritual discipline

I have not been disciplined with my spiritual disciplines, and I had been feeling a little bad about that. And the swearing.