Monthly Archives: October 2012

Revisiting Peru: Kids Alive

One year ago, I was part of a team that went to Lima, Peru. Our hearts were so full after our experience with Compassion International, however, it was only the beginning. For the remainder of the trip, we worked with … Continue reading

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Revisiting Peru: Compassion

Our team arrived in Lima, Peru the evening of October 26, 2011. During the drive to our accommodations, we had a very limited view of the city since night had already fallen. We awoke the next day to warm, dry … Continue reading

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Friday Favourite: Tea Edition

Fall is definitely my favourite season. I love the crisp days, colourful leaves and the tea. Yes, you read that correctly. This week’s Friday favourite is Pumpkin Chai à la David’s Tea. I’m a big fan of lots of teas from … Continue reading

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“Sure, I’ll come to Peru… why not?

Today I’m sitting at the Toronto airport waiting for a flight to Winnipeg, Manitoba. One year ago, I was sitting in this very same airport. However, the destination was far different. I was waiting to fly to Lima, Peru. It … Continue reading

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Dealing with Telemarketers, Church-Style

From the archives… how I learned to deal with telemarketers while working at a church. Telemarketers are a pain, let’s face it. I’ve joined the no-call list and gotten call display but somehow the weaselly telemarketers still find tricks to … Continue reading

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