Engaging in Relationships with our Children with Melissa McVety

  Its far too easy to get preoccupied with “Doing” daily tasks and the outward behaviour of our children where we lose sight of who are kids are, and the incredible value of quiet time and “being” in their presence https://apotekerendk.com/. This is a video clip from our full talk at the Christian Homeschoolers Education Conference For another quick video from the same conference click here: Boredom as time for…

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Christmas Nostalgia: A Different Kind of Holiday Blues

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with varying emotions at Christmas time? On one hand you have a twinge of excitement, while at the same time you find yourself frequently holding back tears? Those holiday “Hallmark” Christmas movies can often cause this , but I am talking about more than just that. Maybe you find yourself grumpy, easily angered, irritable for no reason…a real Grinch?! Do you find yourself feeling lonely,…

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A Revelation on Stage; When the Holy Spirit Speaks to You as You Share with Others

Melissa was speaking to a group of Women last weekend and she came home with a degree of excitement about something God had revealed to her as she was speaking. Although it may sound strange, there are incredible moments when we are speaking where God can actually speak a point of truth from our mouths that impacts our hearts in the exact moment that we say them. Melissa was sharing…

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All I Want for Christmas

As I turn on my radio station, I am overwhelmed with Christmas music. I can’t help myself as I sing along and join in on all the familiar songs, feeling rather nostalgic and excited for the next few weeks to come. One familiar tune I am sure many of you know is “All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth”…and it got me thinking about a lot of…

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Our Annual Family Christmas Update

2013 MCVETY FAMILY UPDATE This is our second Christmas back in BC, and boy, are we quickly reminded how different it is from Manitoba! Just the other day, while we were at Josiah’s soccer practice, we noticed all these kids in shorts and t-shirts and shared how this would NEVER be the case if we were in Manitoba during this time of year…they would FREEZE to death! We do miss…

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