CRUMBS

Crumbs by Heather McGillivrary In times of plenty it’s hard to imagine that crumbs could be anything but waste, to be wiped away with the trash. A good meal is taken for granted in times of plenty. Sometimes, when my heart is filled up with plenty–plenty of activities; plenty of dreams; plenty of goals to achieve–I give God… Continue reading CRUMBS

THROUGH THE FOG

Through the Fog by Heather McGillivray We live a half hour out of town, so now that my son works at six in the morning (and because the bus service won’t get him there in time), I have an hour-long commute before the sun starts to yawn and stretch its sleepy rays across the horizon.… Continue reading THROUGH THE FOG

THE BEST IS YET TO COME

The Best is Yet to Come by Heather McGillivray (reprinted with permission July 12, 2011) What endeared me most to my grandfather growing up was the way he always saw a little humour and a ray of sunshine in every situation. When my grandparents’ dream of buying a new home with the income from their taxi stand… Continue reading THE BEST IS YET TO COME

PRAYER LINE

Prayer Line by Heather McGillivray (reprinted from June 10, 2011 with permission) This morning, as I was hanging my laundry on the line in descending order of weight and size, I took my time to drape the last few articles—with stains—facing the sun. Nothing can disintegrate mustard spots and fade the vilest blotches of blood… Continue reading PRAYER LINE

DON’T WRITE OFF A POWERFUL PRAYER

Don’t Write Off a Powerful Prayer (reprinted with permission) By Heather McGillivray Being somewhat of a snoop, I enjoy getting together with friends and finding out what’s going on in their lives. I also love when I make a new friend and get to sit down and talk with her (really talk) for the first time—which is… Continue reading DON’T WRITE OFF A POWERFUL PRAYER