Category: Essay

Journals: To Read or to Burn?

I wouldn’t actually be completely horrified if you read my journals. I might reserve the ones that cover the last five years or so, simply to respect the other characters that feature inside their covers. And, well, because they might be a bit embarrassing… Continue Reading “Journals: To Read or to Burn?”

Obviously

I took my first bow today, my stage the worn, deep rose carpet of First United Church in Waterloo. I bowed three times, once with my fellow soloist and twice with the rest of the Laurier Singers. It felt utterly strange and a little… Continue Reading “Obviously”

Living a Bestseller (Why You Don’t Actually Want to & Why We Honour the Ones Who Did)

I hope you read every word, but if you’re short on time, read all the one sentence paragraphs. They carry an article all their own.

A Confession, a Soul Song, and a Blessing

Dear you, There were many ways I was going to start this post. I thought about the angel host and their audacious message to the shepherds, “Glory to God in the Highest and on earth, peace, good will toward men.” I spent a whole… Continue Reading “A Confession, a Soul Song, and a Blessing”

Soul Songs 8: O Love, That Will Not Let Me Go

On my cupboard door at school hangs a lovely water colour version of this text. Oh, don’t take my word for it: just look. It was brushed with love by a dear friend I met at teacher’s training; and even though she flew back… Continue Reading “Soul Songs 8: O Love, That Will Not Let Me Go”