Monthly Archives: December 2017

Advent 4/Christmas: Listen for Laughter

I love being up early in the morning. My children, all home for Christmas, do not. Now that we are in a smaller house, it’s hard to be quiet at 7am when I’m ready to get on with my day. … Continue reading

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Advent 3: Take to the trails

I went for a walk this morning along the streets of my neighbourhood. It was snowy underfoot and raining overhead. The dog and I had to walk carefully because it’s a typical suburban street with houses, front lawns, and lots … Continue reading

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Advent 2: Learn from Saint Lucy

December 13th is the feast day of Saint Lucy. Legend has it she was a young Italian woman who secretly took food to persecuted Christians in Rome in the fourth century.¬†Under the cover of night, she would make her way … Continue reading

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Advent 1: A season for a saunter

This week I visited the home of a couple who have just moved to the country. The house¬†is as comfortable as it is beautiful. It has plenty of places to bask in sunshine, curl up with a good book or … Continue reading

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