Category Archives: Home

Good to be Home

“‘Come on, John,’ he said, ‘the longer we look at it, the less we shall like it.’” CS Lewis, The Pilgrim’s Regress Every time I walk the long corridor toward the open door to the long tube I will spend … Continue reading

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Home

The thing about going home is that it’s just so normal and ordinary that we don’t think to take photos on our way there. Perhaps a plane shot over the left wing with Mount Baker in the distance glowing white … Continue reading

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Warsaw

It’s just a 2 hour train ride from Krakow to Warsaw and the journey is a relaxing one. The lush plains of central Poland are a patchwork of fields and ceramic tiled hamlets. What a lovely way to see the … Continue reading

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Beauty Rest

I came across a blog post recently (http://beautythatmoves.typepad.com/beauty_that_moves/) and was intrigued by her offer of an online month-long retreat of sorts. It’s called Hibernate and is a forum for sharing home-based indoor – she lives in Maine, afterall – restorative activities throughout the … Continue reading

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Reconnection

I want to reconnect with you and I hope you will be blessed by this little sharing of our memories over these past months, living in Vancouver, immersing ourselves in the Regent community and graduate studies. They reflect the values that shape … Continue reading

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Settling In

Last week we made the move to the big city. Classes at Regent College started Monday, June 10th and so after a quick tour of our new digs, we joined students for lunch in Atrium then followed fellow-registrants to Room 100 … Continue reading

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An Aussie Welcome

In a comedic reversal of roles, we were picked up at the airport by our Aussie friends who are holidaying in Canada at present. We should have been the ones to welcome them to Vancouver Island but they got to … Continue reading

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In Quiet Anticipation

For most of the people around me, family has been forefront these past couple of weeks as we have gathered for Christmas celebrations. Today things made an invisible but palpable switch as the phone rang and emails poured in from … Continue reading

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Space for Waiting

This past fall has seen us on the move much more, even, than usual. We both come from rather nomadic people groups so we blame our restlessness on our genetic history and we have seriously considered giving up home ownership … Continue reading

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Homemade Pie

There’s nothing quite like homemade pie. Especially when it comes out of the oven not long after the guests arrive. Today, we were guests of Dave and Joanne Hatherly and doesn’t that pie look scrumptious? Thank you, Dave and Joanne! … Continue reading

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