Suddenly!

Suddenly!

Dear Family of St John’s Time is an odd thing. Have you noticed that it moves at different speeds? As a child I used to think that Christmas would NEVER come! The year draaaaaaged by. Counting sleeps until the end of the school year was quite common. In fact, counting...
I am Aladdin’s Mom.

I am Aladdin’s Mom.

Dear Family of St John’s When I first learnt how to write my name it seems that I had a bit of a problem in comprehending that I was one person. I blame my parents. You see, they gave me a really long name! Claire-Anne Mary Charlton-Perkins. I would write my name as...
Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

The first world war ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, in 1918. The first day of remembrance took place one year later, on November 11, 1919. After World War II, it was renamed Remembrance Day to include everyone who had died in both...
The Reality of Faith

The Reality of Faith

When I was in High School, I often spent the week at my grandparent’s house. This was insisted upon by my grandfather because their home was in close proximity to my school. Now, my late granddad would have had me believe that it was because of their close proximity...
Room at the Table

Room at the Table

Room at the Table Dear Family of St John’sMy sister and I are responsible for Christmas table décor each year.  We love it! We start talking about colour schemes and design ideas as early as August.  Okay, sometimes a little earlier. Sometimes it’s on Christmas Day...