When Life Is Not What You Expected

When Life Is Not What You Expected

On Tuesday evening of this week, I found myself standing in my kitchen surrounded by a dozen or so bags of food that had just been delivered. The food shop contained all the ingredients for my Thanksgiving dinner. As I stared at the different items that on Friday I...
Term of Welcome

Term of Welcome

One of my favourite places in the world is the arrivals hall at an airport. More specifically, I love the walking from Customs and Border Patrol in an American airport through to the international arrivals hall. On the other side of the metal detectors and glass...
Easter: Beyond the Traditions

Easter: Beyond the Traditions

Easter. Just the mention of the holiday invokes thoughts of chocolate eggs, hot cross buns and Easter egg hunts. Growing up in the southeast United States, Easter was full of traditions. My two sisters and I would get taken on a shopping trip and we would buy matching...
Walk with me

Walk with me

It was a Saturday night. 11:30PM. I was just putting away the notes for my finance exam. Then the phone rang. I hesitated. Then I picked it up. “Hello?” “Hi Elizabeth. I need a favour. Julia* has called asking if I can take her to the emergency room [A&E]. She...