Category Archives: faith

Again, But We Can Be Brave

Today, something terrible happened to a man, his family, and our country.  A Canadian Reservist was shot to death at the foot of the National War Memorial on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.  It feels like we have seen so much loss lately. … Continue reading

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Let Them Grow

We dropped our oldest son off at his first ever week of camp yesterday afternoon.  He is at a summer camp on a little island, just a short ferry ride from the town we live in.  His best friend is there, and … Continue reading

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Christmas Cheer

NOTE FROM BEARMAMA – This was written last December.  I never posted it, because at the time, I thought it seemed too “grumpy” to post at Christmas, and I wrote something more uplifting instead.  But it’s so hot and humid … Continue reading

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The Hope Bucket

Hope is something that I always think I have enough of, until I really need it, and then it feels like someone has pulled the plug on my hope bucket. Same goes for courage  – I am always pretty sure of … Continue reading

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No, I’m not ok

I’m not ok. I heard the news after I came back from baseball with my sons. Three fallen police officers, Mounties, killed by some kid with a hate-on for cops.  Two more in the hospital.  A whole community threatened (still threatened as … Continue reading

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After New Year’s Eve

Something happened in our neighbourhood on New Year’s Eve that stopped me in my tracks. I waste a lot of time worrying about my parenting.  Worried if I am messing it up.  Wondering which book I should read next to … Continue reading

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