Author Archives: Jacquie

Reflections on 2012

Some thoughts and reflections we have shared newsletter style and decided to include on our blog as well. Happy New Years to you all! LIFE IS MORE COMMITTED. At different moments and in different ways all of our lives became … Continue reading

Posted in January 2013 | 2 Comments

A Look at Poverty

All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they shared everything they had. With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord … Continue reading

Posted in October 2012 | Leave a comment

Ezra’s New School

                While the kids are in many ways attending the same school as last year, both changes of location and ages have meant a new experience for the both of them.  The post … Continue reading

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Summer 2012 in Canada

For a brief description of our experience continue reading below….for a pictorial look at the places we went and people we saw, follow this link to our “Summer 2012 in Canada” photo album (warning: Rick told me I posted too … Continue reading

Posted in August 2011 | 1 Comment

Righteousness, Peacemaking and Advocacy, a bibical reflection

As I continue my search for what it means to be a peacemaker, and what role advocacy has within the realm of peacemaking, I find myself returning to scripture…seeking guidance, seeking for understanding.  A few months back I came across, … Continue reading

Posted in May 2012 | 2 Comments


“Cuaresma” or in English “Lent” came quickly this year, perhaps because I am still learning to think ahead in these 40 some days before Easter.  Living in a Latin American, still predominately Catholic, country has seemed a good time to … Continue reading

Posted in March 2012 | 2 Comments

Christmas 2011

Well with the arrival of December 1st we began the advent season. One special memory of this time was the day our family acted out the Christmas story complete with Shepherds, Angels, Mary, Joseph and the Wise-men. Magically at the … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011 | Leave a comment

On Being a “Service” Worker

This post is based on a portion of a letter written to share with our home church congregation in Saskatoon, SK. One general theme that has seemed prominent and relevant to me in these past months is the several ways … Continue reading

Posted in November 2011 | Leave a comment

Photo Gallery Update

Well after 6 months of failing to update our photo gallery I decided to commit some time yesterday and today and have added over 50 photos from April to these past weeks.  I hope you enjoy seeing different aspects of … Continue reading

Posted in November 2011 | 3 Comments

Peace: A Gift to be Received

Here begins a post Jacquie wrote for the MCC Latin America Advocacy Blog – to finish reading it follow this link: Are we for peace? Are we at peace? These are good questions. Henri Nouwen begins a work entitled A … Continue reading

Posted in October 2011 | Leave a comment