Category Archives: Imagination

A Little More Tea?

“Will you not have a little more tea?” “Thank you,” said John, ” but if you can give me some directions, I think I would like to continue my journey.” CS Lewis, The Pilgrim’s Regress It’s awfully tempting at times … Continue reading

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“I am on a Pilgrimage. I must admit now that you press me. I have not a very clear idea of the end. But that is not the important question. These speculations don’t make one a better walker.” CS Lewis, … Continue reading

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On the Topic of Food

I may have mentioned this in an earlier post, but in case I haven’t — a necessary aspect to travel and key to experiencing foreign culture is eating in it. Robert Farrar Capon in his book, The Supper of the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam, Up Close and Personal

Yesterday we headed out early to Amsterdam Central, the main train station and the start-point to our city walk. The crowds were sparse — oh, wait…what crowds?! We had the city to ourselves so we wandered about the pedestrian-only streets … Continue reading

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Beauty Rest

I came across a blog post recently ( 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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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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Thinking about Work

For 5 consecutive days last week I sat mesmerized with 30 students listening to the gentle and profound words of Paul Stevens. His co-professor, Rick Goossen talked about what entrepreneurial leadership looks like in the business world while Paul inspired … Continue reading

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Striding Upon the Face of the Earth

Fresh off the plane from Calgary and a few days with some very special friends, our daughter’s client needed her doula care, so in blew our sweet Gabrielle for a few days of blissful play! The decor changes from Arts … Continue reading

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Fly, Nannie Bird, Fly!

There is nothing quite like having your very own cheerleader. Mine is all of 2 and she’s a star at it. On her last visit, we played ‘making nests’ in pillows and blankets to hide from an imaginary storm. Inevitably she asks for a … Continue reading

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