Category: Light in Dark Times

Celebrating Weston

There are few things in this world that compare to the joy of being a grandmother. Though we live two provinces away so I don’t get much “gamma” time, I am thankful to live in an age of technology when I can see recent pictures and real-time video, and hear my grandson’s adorable voice.

The day before I became a grandma, I had a surgical procedure to remove cancer from my breast. Part of the procedure included needles of blue dye to locate lymph nodes. The dye eventually makes its way out of the body through urination.

20130313The next morning Weston was born, and I was recovering at home. I had just returned to bed from the washroom when my son phoned to tell us “It’s a boy!”

Now, it was probably the drugs talking, but I think my response was “Yahoo! I’m celebrating by peeing blue!”

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Today Weston is three years old.

Happy birthday, precious boy. We love you.

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Who Would’ve Thought!?

The first post on a blog by Marnie – who would have thought?!

Join me as I look to see God’s light in my life and in my world, and attempt to reflect His presence through the written word.

The calling of my life is to write. The desire of my heart is to write. The sanity of my days is to write. But what writing to share? Sharing what I write is invigorating, and frightening. Yet I finally begin…

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