Queen Esther

Queen Esther

God is big and grand majestic yes, but perhaps He is just as involved with the inner working of our lives – even when we don’t see it. 

Solomon’s Wisdom

Solomon’s Wisdom

The Queen of Sheba's visit to King Solomon takes place in 2 Chronicles chapter 9. She had heard of his wisdom and had come bearing gifts and questions to test his wisdom. According to the Bible, the Queen was so impressed by his wisdom that she ended up giving him wonderful gifts. There are many [...]
Blueberry Pancakes and Brussel Sprouts

Blueberry Pancakes and Brussel Sprouts

My friend just moved from our hometown of Vancouver all the way across the world to Italy. She packed up her clothes and her photos and her world, and is diligently building a life for herself there. It’s a strange thing, to have your best friend live a million miles away. Our whole lives were [...]
Doubting Thomas

Doubting Thomas

Everyone’s advice for writing is to “write about what you know.” Most of the time, that’s a good word – write about what you know so that the words feel real and raw, not like something you’d make up or buy pre-packaged from the grocery store. Here is what I know for sure right now: It’s cold, even though I can hear the sound of the artificial fire place, I really want to eat my grapes, and my water bottle is pink.

And Hannah Waited

And Hannah Waited

When I think of Hannah, I think of discomfort. If you’ve never heard the story of Hannah, it goes a little bit like this. Hannah was a woman married to a man named Elkanah, who also had a wife named Peninnah. Peninnah had children, Hannah did not. And Hannah desperately wanted a child. Her story is found in 1 Samuel 1 & 2, but I’ll recap it here for you. […]