Knowing You Are Without Rival {Ellen’s Picks Linkup}

A few years ago, a list of influential Canadian Christian women was published online. It was interesting, and fun to see friends’ names on it, but with only 100 spots available and an Ontario-based focus, it was just a start (which was humbly acknowledged by the author). Droves of names got added after the […]

Introducing our Ellen’s Picks Community

Earlier this month, I was so honoured to share about how our friends helped my husband and I leap into marriage in February, 2008. It’s a principle I keep learning – how we need our friends to come alongside us, but also how we need to come alongside others.
In 2015, I invited some women from […]

Our Wedding Story (& the friends that help us leap)

Last month, Christin Taylor sat across from me, and I discovered a kind of kindred spirit. So beautiful! When she invited me to share my words with the Annesley Writer’s Forum where she is the Chief Editor, I was honoured (and a bit intimidated.) Whenever I write, I feel like a bit of an […]

On Finding Grace

Over the past 19 years, I’ve been part of a lot of Bible study groups. I’ve got stacks of well-worn study books that I just can’t throw out, because so much of my journey is on those pages. Sometimes when I tell people I love Bible study, or that I’m hosting a study, their faces reveal […]