Seven Things You Should Know… Talking About Adoption

Recently, when I was mindlessly scrolling through my social media feed, I got stuck on a (fairly innocent) post of a funny family anecdote. The kind where a parent retells a sibling conversation. This one involved one kid telling the other that they don’t belong in their family because they were adopted. (They’re not.) […]

Remembering To Be Still

In January, in the midst of frost and snow, I knew that my word of the year was actually two words: be still. My friends at Sunshine Ink hand lettered the prettiest artwork for me, and it’s framed hanging on a wall I see every day.
Now that we’re now well through summer 2017, I’m painfully […]

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 […]