Monthly Archives: January 2015

Life’s Storms

Today’s Gospel is a dear one to me–Jesus catching a much-needed nap in the boat while a storm rages that frightens the other occupants, his disciples. Wouldn’t it be nice to sleep so deeply in the midst of life’s roller … Continue reading

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Community Calm

As I drove along the beautiful prairies today, I was thinking of the value of community in my life. Ever since I was a child, I have been drawn to community. Like a strong tree, I have chosen the company … Continue reading

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What Will You Leave?

In today’s Gospel, Jesus invites some of the men who will become his disciples to come and follow him. They lay down their nets immediately in Mark’s rendition and follow him. He walks on a little further and invites two … Continue reading

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Where in the World?

Where in the world can you run to so that you can escape God’s love and mercy? One of my favourite psalms is 139. God knows us so intimately that even before we were born and whether we try to … Continue reading

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My House

We grow up in a house if we are fortunate. Not everyone is. Of this I am well aware having volunteered with homeless people when I lived in Washington, DC. It is hard to miss people who live on the … Continue reading

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Going Out on a Limb

I have a friend who strongly believes that if you do not ask, you will never know if something was possible. I sit on a board and we missed a deadline for a submission. Those of us in the know … Continue reading

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Rock Climbing

In today’s Gospel of John, two of the disciples follow Jesus and he asks them what they are looking for. He invites them to come and see in response to their question about where he is staying. Simon later gets … Continue reading

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