Sunday Best

I wouldn't consider myself a religious person, but I do believe in God.  I won't lie and say I go to church every Sunday shouting "hallelujah- praise the lord!"  But, I would like to change that. It's pretty sad that the last time I went to church was Christmas Day.  The time before that was Princess's baptism....more

Thankful for My Church

I love my church.  The people, not the building.  My church home is the first one in which I’ve taken a serious interest – that’s saying a lot considering I grew up spending two days per week in a place of worship and one at a congregant’s home for “book study”.  Thepeople at my church are welcoming, the teen and elementary departments are amazing, and the organization is missions-oriented....more


My oldest son is away on a weekend retreat and ski holiday with two dozen high-schoolers and a handful of adult leaders from church.  ...more

My Spiritual Journey - 2

This week I’ll be focusing on many of the reasons that I didn’t think I could ever consent to be a Christian in Part 2 of my spiritual journey from agnostic to Christian....more

Church on Crutches...

Limping into church on crutches to see my son's preschool performance, I tripped and quietly said, "Oh sh*t..."  My mom behind me was not happy, "God damn it, Laurie! Stop swearing!  We're in church for f*ck sake!"...more

Pip Squeak: Does Anyone “Go to Church” Anymore?

The neighbour girl was over playing with Poppet one day. “What does your husband do?” she asked. “He’s a minister,” I replied. “What’s that?” she wondered aloud....more

My Journey Through Spirituality - 1

 A couple of weeks ago, I stepped out of my blogging comfort zone to talk about something potentially controversial, the dynamic of different religious groups in the town I now live in....more

Defined by Religion 2

This is the second post in my series of being “Defined by Religion.”  (First post here.) The first thing is to explain what I mean by that. What I’m talking about here is how one’s place in society or the community is based on a person’s religious group....more

Defined by Religion

What does it mean when your life, your existence is defined by religion? This is the first post in a series that will explore this question. ...more
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who's in charge of the church anyway

“Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.” John 2:19 (Jesus speaking of His body) Many in that day were asking Jesus “what sign do you show to us?” and this was their answer: Destroy this earthly temple but I’m raising up something Heavenly which has nothing to do with pillars, stones, man-made structures, but by the Spirit.They didn’t understand....more