Simon, who I never met

Jenny, our grade 1 teacher, lost her son Simon to depression on Sunday. His funeral was this evening, standing room only. After hearing people talk about him for an hour, I really wish he was one of my friends. His idealism and art would have uplifted me. And it breaks my heart to see parents … [Read more…]

Mourning

Our precious and beautiful friend Stephanie died last night. We want to thank her father, Gaetan, for his phone call this morning. And we want to thank everyone for their prayers and we ask that you continue to pray for Stephanie’s family and friends as we grieve. We saw Steph last Sunday in her hospital … [Read more…]

Innocence

The Innocence Mission has been around for more than a decade and I discovered them this week. Her voice is innocence and its allure is irresistable. I spent 40 minutes sharing my Mackenzie River trip with students this morning during an assembly. Though more than half the audience was quite disinterested, I am thankful for … [Read more…]