It is with a great degree of sadness that I am writing what will be my last Web, Tech & Worship to be published for […]
I remember it very clearly. On November 18th I was out in the backyard, revelling in the warm sunshine and picking beautiful red raspberries. I […]
Translation is an act of hope. We believe that a story can leap between contexts and cultures and from one language into another. To […]
It will be hard to write this without a few tears. Writing my blogs and articles has sustained me throughout my widowhood. When Andrew Faiz asked if I would consider writing a weekly blog (so many years back), I felt that perhaps it would fill in some of the empty spaces in my life…and it did.
It’s one of the most enigmatic days of the year. Yesterday, our neighbours to the south spent the day giving thanks for what they had. […]
When we lived in Germany from 1955-1958 with the RCAF, life was not easy, especially the first 18 months. The town had been bombed to bits by the Canadians and here we were 10 years later trying to ‘keep the peace’ and were living in as wretched conditions as were many of the Germans.
The Household, ‘oikoumene’, of Jesus Ecumenical is an adjective applied to the inter-relationship of people and church organizations of the multi-various Christian traditions. It is […]
Status Tax free tobacco at band store. But this is not the incense of our ancestors wafting peaceful prayers & contemplations of Creator. No.
These flags hang in our church. You might consider them disrespectful, I suppose. Even disgraceful. They were once bright, of course, honoured reminders of military […]
Buying a travel agency was the smartest move we ever made. For the next several decades we travelled to over 26 places on this beautiful earth.
A while back I gave my daughter my old broom for her outside deck. I think I had had the thing for two decades.
The opposite of good parenting is doing the easy thing in the short term. Now don’t get me wrong. There’s a certain parenting high when […]
I have spent too much time this week reading. There are too many hard stories to read. The American election did not turn out as […]
No, if you are looking for a fist fight you’d best check your TV channels…I was surprised the other day to find there actually is a channel devoted entirely to fighting (boxing, etc.). This is rather, the big fight with cancer.
From 1955 to 1958 the RCAF stationed us in Germany. It was a country in recovery with many buildings still bombed out.
On Remembrance Day, we pause to remember and give thanks for those who have fought for our freedom – a freedom demonstrated earlier this week […]
We just witnessed one of the biggest political upsets in American history. Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the next American President. Not only […]
When we walked into church yesterday morning, we were surprised to see one of the great stone columns was encased in scaffolding and plastic sheeting. […]
As a youngster attending school for the first time, I was probably taken by one of my older sisters. I was the oldest of the ‘last litter’.
Fashion comes and goes, but for the devoted follower of Jesus, there is one outfit that is always in style. Read what the apostle Paul […]