Monthly Archives: November 2016

Peace Be Within

Your wake-up call is found in today’s readings, especially the Gospel. Keep awake! Jesus encourages us in Matthew 24. In Romans 13  we are told to put on the armor of Light and to live honourably. Advent begins and we … Continue reading

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Crashing Waves

I have often said that my father is like a cat with nine lives, except that he has used up eleven of them. He has had many medical situations that bring him close to the edge of the cliff but … Continue reading

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Weary Ways

Sometimes the road seems long, uphill and weary. We can be overwhelmed and miss God’s presence in these times. The past two days have been a tad challenging. Sitting around in hospitals is distressing but over the years I have … Continue reading

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Jesus, Remember Me, Please

The story of the crucified thieves at the cross is a hard lesson. We can be both those individuals at times, begging Christ’s forgiveness for our sins or being arrogant about who we are in light of his gracious mercy. … Continue reading

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Regret

An angel kneels at the tomb of someone who has passed on. Buried with that person are all the dreams, successes, failures, and regrets that were experienced in life. No opportunity to redo what has been left undone or poorly … Continue reading

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Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it.

Originally posted on Here Comes the Sun:
Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it. This thought has been weighing heavy on my heart since my diagnosis. I’ve worked in oncology nearly my…

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We Are All Broken

I have had an emotional week. The election in the US did not help but a number of conversations with women unrelated to the vote have nudged their way into my psyche.  I cannot share details but I can tell … Continue reading

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