Firmly in His Grip…
Firmly in His Grip…
/ March 7, 2022 0 COMMENTS
Years ago in back and forth communications with friends I’d close my emails ...
Advent 4…Love Unrivalled
Advent 4…Love Unrivalled
/ December 22, 2021 0 COMMENTS
This is the fourth week in Advent; and Christmas week. We just had the Winter Solstice and from now on the days will begin to slowly linger. Four candles are lit on our wreath and we ...
Advent 3:  The Greatest Joy…
Advent 3: The Greatest Joy…
/ December 15, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Our third candle is lit this week and we meditate on Joy. I remember very vividly a feeling of great delight that swept over me when I turned a corner in Rome and saw the Colosseum ...
Advent 2.  A Peace that Surpasses all Understanding…
Advent 2. A Peace that Surpasses all Understanding…
/ December 9, 2021 0 COMMENTS
In the second week of Advent we light two candles on our wreath and meditate on Peace. There is something inside us that craves peace. We seek it through our culture, or education or ...
Why Did Jesus Have to Die…
Why Did Jesus Have to Die…
/ October 8, 2021 0 COMMENTS
We are walking through Hebrews at church and this week’s teaching on chapter 2 brought up a question that had me wrestling for an answer. “…we do see Jesus, who was ...
God’s Good Morning…
God’s Good Morning…
/ September 27, 2021 0 COMMENTS
No-one says “Good Morning” quite like God. Those mornings when the sky is in perfect cloudy-mode forming a filter that flings a ribbon of dawn colour across the wooded ...
Remembering Churchill…
Remembering Churchill…
/ May 12, 2021 0 COMMENTS
There is a new book out by Erik Larson that chronicles the war years of Winston Churchill, The Splendid and the Vile. In it Larson shows how Churchill taught the British people ...
Easter Sunday…
Easter Sunday…
/ April 6, 2021 0 COMMENTS
This time of year, beginning on Ash Wednesday and ending on Easter Sunday, is my most favourite season of the liturgical church. Six weeks of spiritual preparation; setting aside time ...
Closing Churches…
Closing Churches…
/ February 8, 2021 0 COMMENTS
I just want to say that the closure of churches during the pandemic has worn very thin. I drafted a letter to the power(s) that be in my part of the world and was answered immediately ...
Mesmerising Candles…
Mesmerising Candles…
/ February 1, 2021 0 COMMENTS
At rural boarding school when the power went out (regularly in the winter as different unions went on strike for better working conditions or higher wages) it was an inconvenience. The ...
The Invisible Power of Prayer…
The Invisible Power of Prayer…
/ January 6, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Each morning when I write my journal I address it to God. It’s a stream of consciousness effort, limited to one page of my ruled exercise book and always ends with the same set of ...