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”
As long as I taught, I had a reputable career, one people knew how to talk to me about and lauded me for doing. “We need good teachers.” “You’re having such an impact on those young lives.” All of this feedback brings me to the first thing teaching taught me about myself.
It’s been a little silent here. I wonder if you noticed. Life came thick and fast. I had words, but they all intertwined into a formless mound of spaghetti. I’ve found myself anchoring my prayers not in praise but in confessions. I find myself… Continue Reading “7 Things I Hold True”
How should Christians respond to the tragedy of residential schools?
Why do I share all this here? I believe we live most fully when we take time to process our experiences, both good and bad. In fact, processing our experiences is part of telling our heart that this experience is real: it actually happened.