Posts filed under: Growth and Development

The Beauty of Cross-Generational Relationships and Mentoring

Those who know me, know I am passionate about mentoring and cross-generational relationships. And not just because I feel called to foster younger women’s leadership and strengthen their faith, but...

Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling

I was delighted that the following article I wrote, Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling, was published on, ‘The Mighty:   “Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling” I can’t remember a time...

The Call to Love Our Neighbour

Jesus’ call to love is so fundamental to the Christian faith we can feel its pulse as it echoes throughout Scripture and the salvation narrative. From the front cover to...

Supporting A Loved One Who Struggles With Health Issues

  I was pleased to have one of my articles, “Lessons I’ve Learned While Supporting My Son With Crohn’s Disease” recently published on “The Mighty“. The Mighty is a great...

With Love, Ruth and Naomi

The three widows were travelling down the dusty, dirt road. And suddenly, they stopped, and began to talk. And as they talked they began to weep, clinging to each other....

We See What we Want to See

He wisely replied to my observation, “Anne, people see what they want to see.” I had just shared how puzzling it was that people could reach very dissimilar conclusions about...

Recognizing the Divine in Our Midst

When I was an educator in the public school system there was an assumption that an educational expert was anyone who lived at least 50 miles away. This meant that...

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Sometimes it is hard to recognize darkness. For it can come dressed up in a nice suit, pretty packaging, and a smooth sales pitch. Because it is slick and alluring,...

Rewriting A Legacy

His dark eyes glared, his face flushed, his breathing heavy. Agitated, he could barely sit still. A teacher had brought him to my office, because she had caught him fighting...

Clinging to the Vine

As I snuggled under the heavy quilt, I heard the wind howling and the rain beating a rhythm on the windows. Burying deeper under the covers, I was grateful for...