In Silence

While on vacation this summer I woke up one morning with swimmers ear. If you don’t know what swimmers is, it’s essentially an infection that causes the ear canal to swell shut. It’s annoying, uncomfortable, and painful if left untreated. The biggest problem when I...

Time to get out of this fog

I am writing this post early one morning while sitting on the shore of Cedar Lake in Algonquin Park. It’s beautiful out this morning, yet there’s a thin fog present on the lake. The trees on the far side have taken on a dull green colour, and it’s almost as if...

Seriously: Him too?

Last week, I wrote about how we look at others in our life. It’s an important topic, and not for the sake of the other people.  In the week since I released that post, I’ve been in conversation with several people who were quick to point out to me that if I’m right,...

What truly matters

I don’t spend a lot of time paying attention to the news, but it’s hard to escape it these days. There are some pretty wacky, and at times scary things showing up in my social media feeds daily. The things I’m talking about centre on issues like Trump, racism, hate,...

Doing what people do

It’s been a couple of weeks since we returned from camping at Brent. Brent is a remote campground which is the very thing which draws us there.  More than anything, we love going to Brent for the quiet which comes from being so far from our busy world. Even our...