Painted Stones; When Grace and Love Need a Voice

Come, thou Fount of every blessing, tune my heart to sing thy grace; streams of mercy, never ceasing, call for songs of loudest praise. Its been quiet here the last couple of weeks. If you have needed a silent place to sit and think, this has been the one. I’ve often wished I could be […]

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Diamonds and Light: An Amazing Lost and Found Story

I watch the light making patterns on the ceiling while I type. It’s the diamond, catching the light. It’s not a big stone, but it makes the light dance wild. It’s a reminder of love. I remember the day so clearly, we took a bus down town from our college to the jewellers. We were […]

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In Like A Lamb, Out Like A Lion: Being Brave

The saying goes, “If March comes in like a lamb, it goes out like a lion.” The sayings for April are all about rain and flowers, but what if March refuses to let go? The calendar says April, but there is foot of cold and snow outside the door.  Sometimes, it happens. The season’s meant […]

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Why I Buy Purple Tulips and What Love Did.

On Sunday, I bought purple tulips for the start of holy week. It’s a tradition that’s only mine and just two years in the making. It was the colour that made me stop the first time. A royal colour so deep and rich I caught my breath at all the beauty. They reminded me. A […]

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The Full Weight of Judgement, Grace, and Amazing Love

It feels like it may be time to put the clothesline up again. The wind is warm and blowing crazy and the birds are deliriously happy with the seed I put out in the feeder. It feels like an early Spring, and you can almost hear a collective breath holding, hoping and waiting.   Last week […]

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We’re Celebrating Almond Joy in The Grace Cafe’!

I’ve always thought it was important to celebrate. Life is meant to be lived, and with so much love and grace poured into our lives, it’s always seemed right to me to celebrate all the moments, big and small that make us stop and give thanks. I planned, prepped and organized every birthday for our […]

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