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The Tapestry of Grace

Unpredictable. Chaotic. Surprising. Arduous. Exhilarating. It’s hard to sum up life these days. Life since…well my last blog post was just shy of a year ago. I never stopped blogging intentionally; life became full and the longer I went without blogging, the more difficult it became to imagine posting again. So here we are: a toe-in-the-water … Continue reading »

Categories: adoption, friends, immigration, life, love, neighbours | 4 Comments

Day of Silence

Please join me in respectful silence and fervent prayer for the families and victims of the Sandy Hook shooting. As well, let’s remember the victims of Hurricane Sandy, Typhoon Bopha, the shootings in Colorado and Toronto, the war in Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the many other tragedies that have happened … Continue reading »

Categories: injustice, kids, life, love, neighbours | 1 Comment

Many Villages::The Depths of Cultural Differences

This semester I’m taking a course on Cross-cultural counselling. Part of the coursework is a weekly journal reflecting on anything I’ve learned, thought about or found challenging from the course material. I decided to post parts of these reflections in a weekly series called “Many Villages”. I didn’t realize how much I like talking about/processing … Continue reading »

Categories: awkward, confusion, customs, family, love, manners, neighbours | 3 Comments

Married and Friends?

Isn’t weird how easy it is to be unkind to the people you love the most? In fact, this is one of the topmost things I wish I could change about myself. Sometimes, God gives me gentle reminders to act in love and grace. Like yesterday. Last night was date night. It was 38 C/ … Continue reading »

Categories: dating, friends, love, neighbours | 5 Comments