A New Kind of New Years Resolution

I’ve always enjoyed all of the fresh feelings that accompany the calendar rolling over. New Years has often provided for me feelings of newness and freedom that seem exclusive to early January. It is around this time that many of us also start thinking of New Years Resolutions. As I’ve thought about this most recentContinue reading “A New Kind of New Years Resolution”

Our Change the World Mentality

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Jalene and I follow¬†cartoonist Nick Seluk and his masterful collection of comics called Heart and Brain, which, “follow[s] the inner dialogue between the cynical, society-influenced Brain and the impulsive, optimistic Heart.” It is common for us to share the latest strips between one another for a good laugh. The reasonContinue reading “Our Change the World Mentality”

You are Home to Me

Home. A noun that that is rich with meaning, feelings, and images – bestowing the one who speaks or hears its single syllable with thoughts and emotions unique to them. Often we use this word metaphorically, not referring so much to a building with four walls and a roof, but to a feeling of security,Continue reading “You are Home to Me”

Torn Open

I remember my birthday parties as a child and being mesmerized by the wrapped gifts which accompanied those who came. The wrapping paper filled me with wonder and expectation: “what was I going to get!? What is the paper hiding from me!?” Maybe for many of us wrapping paper still has this effect. I anticipatedContinue reading “Torn Open”

Who are you Following?

Jalene and I recently moved back to the city after having lived in the much smaller town of Three Hills. There are many differences between city and town, and perhaps my least favourite of them is the traffic. In the past several months I have found myself sitting in a line up of vehicles staringContinue reading “Who are you Following?”