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As the end of summer nears…

It’s been unseasonably cool in Ontario these last few days. Despite being the middle of August, October is in the air. It’s made me think about back to school, turning leaves, and cold, crisp mornings – and the summer that is almost over. In speaking with a friend the other night we were lamenting about […]

Should vs. Sabbath

Originally posted November 24, 2010 Resolutions are great, aren’t they? Especially when they are shiny and new and the possibility of success seems close at hand. Prime example is this blog. I resolved that I would spend some of the time I would have spent on my studies on this blog this year. Started out […]

Is Sunday Morning Service Sacred?

Originally posted October 14, 2012 I was driving my 11 year old son, Isaac to swimming lessons this week. On the way I remarked, “If you pass this level you’ll be in Aqua Leader Corps with Samantha.” (Samantha is his 15 year old step-sister.) “Oh no!” he said, “Does that mean I have to go […]

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Mother’s Day Prayer

I was asked to share a prayer with the congregation of Bridge Street United Church for Mother’s Day / Christian Family Sunday. Here it is: Mothering and Fathering God of All, We bring before you all of our families And the hurting, hard feelings and heartaches that come with them Relationships strained so tight and […]