I found it tagged on to the end of Jesus’ parables of the kingdom, words from the Word in a verse I’ve read often–but never seen until now. Ironically, this is a shadow of its message. Raised in an Anabaptist, Bible-following, church-going family, I… Continue Reading “Privilege of a Scribe”
. . . error is not a fault. It is an opportunity to learn.
Some call it tough love. “I feel like the big bad witch of the cloakroom!” I fume in stage whisper to my co-teacher. In establishing a new, fast-growing school, we have needed to find traditions and rules that are worth making and keeping. … Continue Reading “Bootlegging”
“So, twenty two, no matter which way you look at it,” she says. I nod and mildly smile, ” I guess so.” You see, she is the second or third aunt to say this, and I had thought it myself upon the approach of … Continue Reading “Two, Two Blessed”
“I seek only to be beautiful to those who know me well.” In grade twelve, I was required to write a quote that represented my life philosophy and this is what I wrote. It is still a big part of who I am today.… Continue Reading “Beauty Awaits for Those Who Seek”