Tag: friendship

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”

The Giveaway: A Winner and a Few Lessons

Once upon a time I did a giveaway. I responded to all your insightful comments. (If you need some inspiration, go read the comments here. You all are a very wise group.) I read through all your fascinating answers on the form and didn’t… Continue Reading “The Giveaway: A Winner and a Few Lessons”

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”

Soul Songs 7: I Commit My Love to You

What if personality clashes and differing biblical interpretations are actually what we need to wear off our rough edges and shape us into beautiful, useful people?

Even Now

In the pages of everybody’s memory book, there’s bound to be a little circle of people (call them friends if you like, though they didn’t always act like it) that knew your coming of age. They’re the girls you did VBS with, comparing sandals… Continue Reading “Even Now”