Honesty

Like all kids, my grandkids will try to spin the truth at times, especially if it is to their advantage to do so. “I have no idea who did that” turns to “actually I think so-and-so did it” and then to “well he sort of made me do it.” They haven’t figured out the...

Things That Matter Most

I wonder how my three kids would define the home culture they were raised in? In which ways did our home environment color the lens by which they now perceive things? What values influenced them the most? These thoughts surface especially now that my 88-year-old mom...

Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind.. Psalm 26:2   “I’ll be right back mom,” I assure her as I step out of the hotel room we share in beautiful Victoria BC. It feels...