Showing posts from September, 2015


I was absolutely fascinated in my Animal Behaviour class this afternoon - our professor talked about his research on the migration of monarch butterflies. These butterflies start their annual trip in Mexico and this first generation make their way up to Texas to lay their eggs and then die; the eggs hatch and this second generation continues the migratory pattern north and the same cycle repeats - until the fourth or fifth generation which is born way up north in Ontario. In some incredible way, this single generation completes the migratory cycle in September/October as they head all the way back south to Mexico to overwinter for about seven months, and then trekking up to Texas to lay their eggs. Isn't that insane? In all the intricate details of the monarch's migratory pattern, this being only one species of the hundreds and thousands of species that inhabit our planet, I couldn't help but think of God and His creativity, His detail, and His care for all His creation

Summer Blessings

"for everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving for it is made holy by the word of God and by prayer." - 1 Timothy 4:4-5 Believe it or not, summer is over - I'm sitting back in my house in Guelph getting ready to begin my final year of my undergraduate career. It's hard to fathom that i'll be taking graduation photos in a few months and that I won't have to "move in" next Labor Day weekend. But just as we did in service today, I think it's important to look back and reflect on all of God's blessings this past summer. There's much to be thankful for! Godly Men If you've known me since my elementary school days, you'll know that i'm not your typical guy - I never liked sports (or any physical activity of that matter), gaming (of any sort), all the usual things and because of that I had a really difficult time making friends with guys because I felt like we had not