Twenty-Eighteen

Over the past week I’ve been trying to organize my thoughts on 2018. If I had to pinpoint in just a few words all that this year involved and taught me, what would those words be? The struggle wasn’t trying to find the words, the struggle has been narrowing them down to only a few. […]

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What Would I Tell Myself?

Six months ago I sat along the waterfront in Toronto after being assigned the final project of my degree. I remember feeling like I was standing at the bottom of a mountain getting ready to climb it, unsure of how the hike to the top would turn out. Sitting there on a beautiful sunny day […]

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Papa’s Legacy: As For Me and My House

Papa. I miss you with an ache that will never be filled. It’s been three days and it still doesn’t feel real. How do you grasp that your biggest supporter, most faithful prayer warrior, best source of laughter, endless source of wisdom, and huge source of love is gone? I don’t think I ever fully […]

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Becoming Brave

“Brave” was the last word I would use to describe myself. I thought it meant doing risky things. Culture talks about bravery like a medal of honour; it seems to have to involve doing something scary or out of the ordinary. I thought to be brave I’d have to face all my fears and force […]

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highs & lows

I have experienced the utmost joy of life’s highs and the searing pain of its lows. I have felt the confidence of the Lord’s leading in my life and then the toss and turns of crushing decisions and paralyzing confusion. Yet I have learned that beauty can be found in the darkest of moments. I […]

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My Graduation Dress

The dress I wore to graduation is hands-down my favourite thing I have EVER worn (well…tied with my Nylander jersey). More than how much I adore its colour, style, and fit – I love its story. Last fall I was shopping at Anthropologie. I spotted this dress and fell in love immediately. People say they […]

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