Monthly Archives: November 2013

Grateful

I am grateful to live in the land of the silver birch. Canada really is a stunning country. Today as i drove home from work, I found myself thankful for so many things. God hides in some amazing disguises if … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights

Tonight is the first night of Hanukkah. Do you ever contemplate if your light shines brightly in this world? Or is it dimly flickering, tired of the darkness? Believe that your light is needed. Shine!! Think about spreading light over … Continue reading

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Go Tell it on the Mountain

Seeking God in all things is a hide and seek game. My prairie province is often maligned because it is so flat yet we have a “mountain” or two. My heart always sings at the sight of them. I know … Continue reading

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House Building

I used to pass this house en route to a friend’s place out in the country.  Back then, you could still tell it was a house of sorts. Now, you would miss it if you were not looking for it. … Continue reading

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Winter Driving

It is that in-between dangerous time here–rivers are not yet quite frozen; sidewalks are slippery, roads have black ice. When you leave home one morning you need a hat and parka; the next you can throw on a lighter jacket. … Continue reading

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Reign of God Sunday

We celebrate Jesus as King today. I used to throw an Epiphany party where guests had to come dressed as royalty. It was always great fun. Christ however was not that kind of king. He was hung on a cross … Continue reading

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Treasuring Mystery

Today I was on retreat with the Ignatian Lay Volunteers. We had a morning of remembering and I was finally able to spend some time reflecting on my experience in South Africa. One of the readings was about slaves and … Continue reading

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Change Is Not Always Easy

This fall I began a different role at work. I was excited by it but today it was finally announced that I will be returning to my former position effective December 1–though I resume my duties in fact Monday. The … Continue reading

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Poetry of God

This fall I went on retreat with poet Malcolm Guite and created this one afternoon. I had not written a poem in a long time. Finding God in All   Distracted by beauty, seeing God in all things Holiness whispering … Continue reading

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Inspirational

What inspires you? What drives you? Motivates you? Where does your passion erupt? Motivational Mondays, or MoMondays for short, took off just over a year ago here and I spoke at the third one. Tonight was the one year anniversary … Continue reading

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