I got it from my mama!

I woke up this morning in pain,  muscles deep inside  the joint of my left shoulder hurt each time I moved. It hurts when I raise my hand a little or move it side to side. Earlier today , the pain extended to the left side of my neck too. Puzzled, I did several stretches [...]

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Tall, Defiant, Regal.

The last time I saw these mountains was three years ago when I spent Christmas in Montana. They never get old for me. Seeing as Banff is a mere two hours away from where I stayed, it's only natural that we went to see the Rockies before heading back to Winnipeg. The trip was quick, but it [...]

Prince of Peace

Complete peace of mind for many is a rare commodity. The idea that ones heart and mind can be at total rest regardless of things falling apart around them sounds laughable. Many have settled for a little peace even more pour all their energies into attaining a peace of mind that is either temporary or [...]

Just keep swimming.

 If you have followed this blog for awhile, these girls must look familiar to you. My friendship with them began 3 years ago when I moved to Pikangikum. The desire to keep to myself in the first few weeks of arriving in a new place is very strong. Especially when I don't know anyone and [...]

Times are changing

There was a time when I didn't value rest as much as I did work. It took a couple of burnouts, lots of reading and taking the time to listen to words of wisdom from others that I finally understood. Guarding my time of rest helps me perform better at everything else in my life. [...]

Thanksgiving with Mars

Today I sat at a table with Americans, Russians, Canadians, First Nation Canadians and had supper. The conversation covered Russian history, languages,politics, hunting, children, culture. My heart was thankful, I enjoy being in a setting where different cultures sit around a meal and connect. As I watched my friends children play with Mars around us [...]