The Third Sunday of Advent: Ruth

Ruth – A Sprig of Faithfulness Behold, I will bring my servant the Branch. -Zechariah 3:8b The third Sunday of Advent is upon us! I marvel at what God has been teaching me as I study Jesus’ genealogy. I’ve had a more difficult week as I’ve struggled to put my thoughts into words. My weekContinue reading “The Third Sunday of Advent: Ruth”

Sequoia Magazine is Hot Off the Press!

If you haven’t heard yet, our first issue of Sequoia magazine is hot off the press and copies are now available for purchase, just in time for Christmas! In just a few days we’ve sold more than half our print run, so if you’d like to get a copy before they’re all gone, head overContinue reading “Sequoia Magazine is Hot Off the Press!”

December Issue: now available for pre-order

We’re excited to announce that Sequoia’s first issue will be a printed magazine! Although it was originally only supposed to be a digital magazine, the wheels got into motion after hours spent in InDesign working on the layout this past month. It’s a bit of a risk to commit to print this early on, butContinue reading “December Issue: now available for pre-order”

On Rejection

I came home today, and wept. My eyes are still a little blurry, and I know that they are still drooping down in a sad expression. My mouth is fixed in a slight grimace and I’m pretty sure I’m deepening the “sad wrinkles” on my face. Rejection is weighing down on me. Somehow, in anContinue reading “On Rejection”

On Learning Together

This past summer, Darryl and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary. My parents had our kids for two days and two nights so that Darryl and I could enjoy our traditional, short stay-cation. We just had the best time as we explored Winnipeg and the surrounding area. Each year, Darryl and I try new restaurants.Continue reading “On Learning Together”

On Lying

As I was brushing my teeth the other day, my boys burst into the bathroom. My youngest asked, “Mom, what is the difference between lying and changing your mind”? I looked down at their “innocent” faces, and I instantly knew this was a loaded question. In that moment, I was sort of proud of them.Continue reading “On Lying”