Beautiful things.

Last week, I spent two days and a night in Pikangikum helping my friend Wendy run an art workshop for children and teens at the local school. It was a lot of fun and a good experience to reconnect with the many children I taught the two years I was there. The exuberant warm welcome [...]

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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 [...]

Days gone by

A few of my favourite shots from the past two months.               I am watching the opening night of the Olympics as I edit pictures. Made me think of Paul, one of the Bibles writers and something that he wrote:  Do you not know that in a race all [...]

Peace, my soul be still.

Be still and know that He is God, Be still and know that He is Faithful, Be still oh restless soul of mine, Consider all that He has done, stand in awe and be amazed. Be Still. Be speechless. Words by Steven Curtis Chapman.

Today

It's a: "Dear diary kinda post!" This morning was spent teaching grade fours; in one, we had a game of tic tac toe  so that the class had a fun way of learning how the Bible is divided and how to look for books and chapters. In the second class we had an epic game [...]