Falling apart – and finding the ground

Falling apart – and finding the ground

Photo Credit: Katherine Siebert Falling is on my list of least favourite things. It sits on the shelf beside failure and spontaneity, where I intentionally avoid the whole lot of them to convince myself they don’t exist. But denial is no match for the laws of physics....
Victim Impact Statement on the loss of Abbie Speir

Victim Impact Statement on the loss of Abbie Speir

Delivered in memory of Abbie Speir at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Regina, Saskatchewan on July 23, 2020, at the Sentencing Hearing for Kevin Obina Okafor. So often, in the days since you took Abbie’s life, Kevin, people have said that they cannot imagine what...
Being honest (and kind): a way of walking through hard

Being honest (and kind): a way of walking through hard

Photo Credit: Marc Perrault Honest is hard. There is nothing like a season of physical distancing to remind me of that truth. We have joined in the effort to protect the vulnerable by staying home and away from other households, drawing the six of us into closer...
Undone & Remade: Three Years & a Lifetime Ever After

Undone & Remade: Three Years & a Lifetime Ever After

Undone is my least favourite part of pretty much everything, but I am especially aware of this discomfort in myself when I watch fairy tales with my kids. I love the set up, the falling in love with the characters, the introduction of a challenge and adventure. But...