All posts by tammy

when you don’t have community

My parents were pastors when I was growing up which meant we were always surrounded by people.  I was born into a built-in community. We were at the church almost every day for services, or Bible studies, or potlucks, or women’s meetings, or outreaches.  We constantly had people from the congregation over.  We constantly went… Read More

don’t let loss be your life

I never knew my oldest sister. My parents were still newlyweds when they got pregnant with their first baby.  They were living in Vancouver, working hard although struggling to feel secure enough to take care of a baby; yet it didn’t stop their joy when they knew they were expecting their first child.  They spent… Read More