Monthly Archives: October 2014

Boys Against the Girls

When I was a kid we used to play boys against the girls at recess time. I wonder if it was then that we were conditioned to take abuse from males. I have been thinking a lot about the Jian … Continue reading

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How Much Love?

The Gospel reading today is the well-known two top commandments. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul and all your mind and you shall love your neighbour as yourself. If God is our … Continue reading

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Growing

Every once in a while I see a growth spurt which often comes out of the darkness of a moment. I have had a couple of insights lately due to some challenging interactions. I see my own humanity and failings … Continue reading

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Sad Day

This will be one of those days that goes down in Canadian history as a black mark. Details are still unfolding as to what took place in Ottawa this morning but for those who witnessed or were directly affected because … Continue reading

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Friend of God

Today is the Feast Day of St. Luke and as he begins his Gospel he greets the recipient as Theophilus or friend of God. Another translation might be beloved of God. How many of us really know that God is … Continue reading

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Great Gratitude

Today is a journey down memory lane, examining my graced history with abundant gratitude. The readings on this Canadian Thanksgiving lend themselves well to meditating on thanks. Colossians 3 reminds us that we are holy and beloved, that we should … Continue reading

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Banquet Invitations

When was the last time you were invited to a banquet? Oddly enough, mine was just this past week, but I declined because I have something else going on that evening. In the First Reading we learn that the Lord … Continue reading

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