I’m back from my six-day Silent Retreat and Contemplative Prayer Seminar in Squamish, BC (where I encountered the same big black bear three times within 12 hours! We were on the same schedule until he decided enough was enough, and moved on).
In Quebec City I stayed for six days at The Monastère des Augustine, a restored monastery started by the Augustinian sisters 325 years ago. Talk about “all-inclusive” — it’s a church, nave, museum, archive centre, wellness resort, historical hotel and functioning hospital (which I wandered into accidentally while lost in the maze of vaults, tunnels, glass breezeways and ancient wooden staircases).
Whether you had an abortion ten years ago or yesterday, you’ll find hope and healing in this Christian counselor’s advice on how to deal with the guilt and grief of a past abortion. These words of wisdom are actually from a Bible-based counselor and a Christian author. Both have helped many Christian women heal spiritually […]
You’re starting fresh, hooray! But you’re having trouble adjusting after a rocky start, boo. Maybe you want to quit because it’s too hard. Don’t give up, my friend. A rocky start after a new beginning means you’re on the right track. And you’ve come to the right place. My tips on how to adjust to […]
Grieving loss is hard and it hurts, even if you’re a Christian who believes you’ll be reunited with your loved ones in the new heaven and earth. Worse than grief, for me, is learning how to actually live without the person I loved and lost. The emptiness and loneliness feels more real and painful than […]