Monthly Archives: February 2015

Waiting for a Miracle

Today was the last day of my tests prior to seeing the surgeon next week. Now I am, as Bruce Cockburn sang, waiting for a miracle. Waiting is not always easy. We want to run ahead and know what the … Continue reading

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Asking and Seeking

Matthew 7 holds one of my favourite bible readings–Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.” This reading holds special meaning from a challenging time in my … Continue reading

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When Did We?

I have loved Matthew 25. 31-46 for a very long time. Naturally it invokes a certain fear in me, but at the same time, that deep call to see with different eyes is an invitation that excites me. When did … Continue reading

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No Longer Ordinary

Ordinary time is on hold. Today is the first Sunday in Lent and Mark propels us into the desert with Christ, for forty days. We too enter the desert with Christ for the next forty days. We will be tempted … Continue reading

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From the Ashes

Today is Ash Wednesday, the day when we remember that we have come from ashes and to ashes we will eventually return. I begin this Lenten journey deeply aware of this humbling fact. Tonight as I got ashed, I felt … Continue reading

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To Be Held

This morning I happened to hear Natalie Grant’s song Held on the radio. That song comforts me. I think it is because the image of God holding me is one I comprehend. The song also is not for the weak … Continue reading

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Wrapped in Love

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, that artificial commercial day with inflated prices and hopeful expectations. Now that it is over, I thought I might talk about a different kind of love as I deliver some distressing and challenging news in light … Continue reading

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