You are Worth More than Many Sparrows

Mike's soccer team's memorial bench at Merkley Park in Maple Ridge. Photo credit, Nathan Sands

I received the above picture in a text message from my son Nathan yesterday (Wednesday). It was the first greeting of the day and included these few words: “Dad’s bench this morning.”  I was preparing for my mid-week word of encouragement and prayer video and this welcomed interruption fit right in. The timing was impeccable, […]

The Purple Flower by Chris Ryan

Photo of Chris, an avid hiker, looking at Stave Lake from Hunter Trail in Mission, B.C. FYI, I am not the only writer in this household. Below is a beautiful and moving story, written five years ago today (March 9), by my husband Chris. Also, I have a special announcement at the bottom of this post. Be […]