How can we learn from our past without becoming anchored to it? How do we move forward without dismissing just recourse? What are some realistic conclusions that we could honestly follow through on to bring reconciliation and harmony?Read more "Oh Canada, National Humiliation Day"
It has been months since I touched my journal, and even longer since I could bear to open my bible. These two staples of my life that once brought healing, peace, and comfort have been collecting dust as my heart seemingly turns to ash. It’s not for lack of desire, but an overwhelming sense of […]Read more "Dimmed but not Extinguished"
I’ve never been ready. I’m still not ready. I don’t know how to express what’s inside and I’ve never been able to prepare myself for the responses I may receive. I’m still not prepared. This was an immensely difficult post to write and share, and my only request is that any responses could be thought […]Read more "It’s Gone"
I think the best way to begin this is by telling you about my family history. My father arrived to this beautiful country all by himself as a teenager. After finishing high school in Manitoba, he came to study at the University of Saskatchewan where he met my mother, received his two degrees and proceeded to […]Read more "Why I was ashamed to be a Canadian"
I’m sorry. Those are words that you need to hear, but you may not have heard them yet. So, I am sorry that you are hurting. You are hurt and confused. You thought this relationship was the end of the games, the confusion and the hurt. You’ve thought, “Given the pain I’ve been through, there […]Read more "An Open letter to the Brokenhearted"
I consider myself to be a person with a hefty humour, and I like a good sarcastic joke. But something that I have been reflecting on as of late is the misogynistic jokes that have found their way into my relationships with guys, and I let them slide because I didn’t want to be “That […]Read more "3 Things That are NEVER Funny"
Have you heard about Mo’Ne Davis? The 13 year old has taken the world by storm. She became the first girl to pitch a shut-out in the Little League World Series, and earn a win! I read her story, and it was actually the story of Maria Pepe, who carved the way for girls like […]Read more "Girls Games"