“Come Away and Rest Awhile”

“Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while,” said Jesus to his disciples, “for many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat” (Mark 6:31). Wyndham Mountain Vista isn’t a desolate place. We pulled in too late to book our favorite condo overlooking the fog that huddles … Continue reading “Come Away and Rest Awhile”

april ttmmh

"Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest awhile." - Mark 6:31 - Floppy sunhat Afternoon with Papa Larry at Shaw Nature Reserve A thousand daffodils blooming down the hillsides and along the banks Helen Letter in a yellow envelope Tidying up the garden, readying things Wild onion Sunrise Easter service on the … Continue reading april ttmmh

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"We'll make friends with the wind and sky and sun, and bring home the spring in our hearts." - Anne of Avonlea Teaching; watching the different ways my sisters are drawn to Jesus Sunday afternoon sand volleyball; two-on-two team with Natalie Breezes in the curtains Looseleaf tea Monday housework Afternoon in the greenhouse, replanting Muddy … Continue reading march ttmmh

Destined to Rise

It’s that time of year when I go hunting for spring, checking every corner for it the way Frog and Toad did in their Adventures. We have a patch of early bulb shoots, but our yard stands blank compared to Papa Larry’s. I worked in his front gardens yesterday afternoon, straightening up soil fencing with … Continue reading Destined to Rise


Service ended last Sunday and the balcony filled, hummed, then emptied as people found their classrooms. We’ve moved our ladies’ Sunday school class to the gym to leave gaps between tables— social distance. It makes things awkward, because our voices ring off the walls and ceiling and basketball backboards. But it’s good, because Mrs. Barb … Continue reading Lightdrops