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Of One Mind


“All the believers were united in heart and mind. And they felt that what they owned was not their own, so they shared everything they had.” -Acts 4.32 “So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” -Philippians 2.1 & 2 “Finally, all of you should be of one mind. Sympathize […] Continue reading →


The River


Last week we butchered chickens and it was so much better than last year’s gruelling experience. The job was completed with plenty of time to hit up the river and cool off. Cleaning up to leave is always traumatic. […] Continue reading →


I have long been getting the vibe throughout the artistic community and more specifically the photography industry of great dissatisfaction. I sense it on Twitter, photography forums, in conversations with other artists and even within myself. I wrote this post several years ago when I was wildly thrashing around in the “comparison pit” myself. And I tend to wonder, why are we constantly tormented with thoughts that we aren’t good enough, we aren’t rockstar enough, […] Continue reading →


On this six year anniversary of our moving to Airdrie, my family and I are announcing our embarkment to new shores. Well, not exactly new to me but certainly new to us as a family. Once the kids have completed this year of school we will be packing ourselves up into boxes and heading up north to the Peace Country, the land of my childhood. We feel a very distinct calling that this is the place we are to raise our children, the place we are to put down our roots. We are sad to say goodbye to […] Continue reading →

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I have confessed in the past my renewed vision of God’s Kingdom and how it requires my complete engagement, total commitment to the work of Christ here and now. But here’s my problem. I feel stuck. Stuck in a small world with small people. A world of diapers and messes, kid snot and chaos. My heart burns within me with a desire to plant seeds, cultivate beauty, build for the Kingdom. I try to put pen to paper to communicate my wakefulness to those around me but the words get […] Continue reading →

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