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Rain, Rain, Stay Today...

The beauty of working from home on a rainy, grey day:
Kitchen cafe full of espresso and hot chocolate....
Puppy "interns" who assist with cuddles and much-needed play breaks...
All-day pajamas...
No traffic, slippery roads, wet umbrellas, flattened hairdos... 
Quiet…
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You Irreplaceable, You...

Last weekend, a rarity occurred: I was a solo act.
Gerald had been suffering from a terrible cold/flu/nastiness over the whole week. Nothing super-serious, but enough to shut him down. As the weekend approached, we realized that he wouldn't be…
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Book Review: Grace, by Max Lucado

This is the 3rd book I've reviewed on the topic of "grace" and it's, without a doubt, my favourite.

I'm a huge fan of Max Lucado, so I entered this review with a bias, but I loved, loved reading this…
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Infinitely More singing for Children's Ministry Conference

Next month, we'll be leading worship for Making it Easier to Serve: Children's Ministry Leadership Conference. The day will be filled with workshops on children's ministry for an audience of clergy, Sunday school teachers, and youth ministers from a variety…
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Happy Thanksgiving!!

We've had the most wonderful Thanksgiving weekend!
On Saturday, we gathered with my family for an evening of feasting! Three generations laughed, sang, and shared stories. The table was set for 12 but my Mom cooked for 25, so we…
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Allison, by John Viljoen

A number of years ago, I met portrait artist John Viljoen when we were both teaching at the same arts school.

Needless to say, I was more than flattered when he asked me to sit for a portrait. But what…
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Back to Church Sunday

Today, we played two services at St. John's York Mills to celebrate Back to Church Sunday.

Many churches put on their game-face today, and we were no exception. The music in the morning made use of our talents, the choir…
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East Coast Tour - Day 32 - HOME!!

32 days on the road:
5 provinces
16 performances
4 denominations
6500+ kilometres
2 ferries
2 new CDs
1 new song written
350 photos
32 blog posts
Countless moments of beauty....
It's been an amazing month. We've been so blessed
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East Coast Tour - Day 31

We couldn't leave Quebec without visiting the lower part of the old city, so before heading west today, we drove downtown and squeezed in a few more hours of beauty.

The lower part of Old Quebec is definitely, without-a-doubt, our…