Monthly Archives: February 2017

Fat Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, or as it sometimes called, Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras, is  the day before Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent for Catholics around the world and also for some Protestants.   Shrove Tuesday helps us to … Continue reading

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Roosting and Resting

I find myself longing for beauty these days. The world turmoil is disheartening and I do not wish to be bogged down in nastiness and, quite honestly, petty smallness. I have enough real pain and sorrow in my life lately. … Continue reading

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Reprove Your Neighbour

One of the things about dying is that I do not have time for games. I find myself sometimes biting my lip because of well-intentioned comments and trying to decide exactly how much grace I will need to get me … Continue reading

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Toxic Waste

The mind can be a dumping ground for toxic waste.  I have been in a bit of a funk lately. As I met with my therapist this morning we tried to pinpoint when it started. It comes and goes.  I … Continue reading

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Love is a Strong Shelter

Valentine’s Day can cause as much angst as joy.  If you are in a relationship, prices are exorbitant on this day and there can be pressure to cave to commercialism. If you are not in a relationship, you might feel … Continue reading

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Just an Ordinary Day

This day seemed somewhat ordinary in nature.   I met up with a former colleague, had lunch with friends who teach in the interpreting education program at the college, gave a lecture in the same program, and then met with my … Continue reading

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Fire and Water

If you choose, the First Reading says,  you can keep the commandments, and you will be saved.  Acting faithfully is a choice given to each one of us and we can choose between life and death, good and evil. Whatever … Continue reading

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