On Honouring the Ones Who Have Gone Before Us

I was 11 years old when my oldest brother brought this laughter-filled girl home for a visit. I remember the dinner table being much more boisterous than usual. I had never heard someone laugh as much or as loudly! Everything my brother said was apparently uproariouslyfunny. I also remember that at one point during the mealContinue reading “On Honouring the Ones Who Have Gone Before Us”

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!”

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”

Nettie Goertzen

Today I was blessed. I did something that I really value, but rarely find the time to do. As we drove up to the familiar home, I wondered how I could bless and be a blessing to my friend. Friend doesn’t seem like quite the right word – Auntie? Grandma? – someone that I deeplyContinue reading “Nettie Goertzen”