Speak Up and Defend

I’ve been doing some thinking for the last couple of days of how I’d like to change. How I’d like to become stronger in the areas where I am weak. I was listening to a sermon from my church in Red Deer online and the pastor shared with us two striking verses: Speak up for those…

My Arrival in La Belle Province

Two flights, two Gravol lozanges, and one Tim Horton’s lunch later, I have finally made it to Québec City! I have not mentioned very much about my Québec plans on my blog, but I have for over a year been wanting to immerse myself in studies in Québec. I had done a lot of research of…

Summer Freedom

  I am so excited to have finished my second year of teaching! And what a blessed year it has been. I know I haven’t been making a lot of blog posts this year about school, but I have been savouring every special moment that has passed since I began last August. My kids have finished…

Evaluation Day

My heart is overwhelmed with gratitude and thanksgiving – I feel so blessed to work alongside the people I do everyday, whether they are students or staff. Today was my evaluation day. I’ve been working towards this day ever since I became a teacher two years ago, and by the grace of God and his…

Verse Art

Because our school is so small, not all junior high students are able to take art. In fact, there is only room for a couple of grade 9 students and the rest is reserved for high school. This leaves my grade 7s and 8s itching for any opportunity to draw or work with their hands.…

Pursuit

Thank You for wanting to spend time with me Thank You for choosing to bless me even when I am undeserving Thank You wooing me with your beautiful rainbow skies You catch my breath as you show me your splendour You are the Poet, the Artist, the Lover Thank You for waiting Your grace is…

Heartbreak

I lost a dear friend on Friday. Her name was Gladys. She was a 91 year old lady that I had lived with last year and she was someone I admired for her beautiful heart and spirit. For some reason, I couldn’t stop thinking about her last night and I cried myself to sleep finally…