Category Archives: Healthy Habits

4 Challenges of Parenting Parents with Dementia

This week I was deeply moved by a phone call by a woman asking about resources on the topic of dementia. It’s a close to home but hard to talk about topic. Here are a few of the real challenges … Continue reading

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Finding Christian Community on the Margins 1

 I am inspired by people who live in Christian community. Especially when those communities integrate people who wouldn’t feel welcome in my middle class congregation, even if we reached out hospitably. Recently I joined a neighbourhood group, called Houseblend Ministries, … Continue reading

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Earth Day Challenges

I had an absolutely lovely Saturday. It was warm and sunny in southern Manitoba. My husband and I turned over our sorry looking boulevard, lovingly added compost and grass seed in hopes of greening up our section of street frontage. … Continue reading

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Practices for the Second Week of Lent

An inviting, meditative activity from Joanna Harader: Practices for the Second Week of Lent.

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Remember and confess!

On November 11, Canadians remember and reflect. When I remember it doesn’t take long until I realize I need to confess.  So, on this day I offer a prayer of confession, out of the amazing pictured resource, with thanks to … Continue reading

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Sharing about Family Conflict

Over the short life span of my blog, I’ve noticed sustained interest in a prayer  about family conflict. This may be because family conflict often glares in our eyes like the sun, and yet we have trouble naming it and … Continue reading

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Habits That Work: My Daily Hallelujah

Even while we bask in some glorious warm weather, we’re getting ready for winter. A work colleague just commented that she was looking forward to the snow, when I’d car-pool with her and we could pick up the good chats … Continue reading

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