Blog: Piece of Mind
July 4th, 2019
It seems like just yesterday that they were little boys, doing what little boys do. Now, suddenly, they are grown men in their late twenties, leading busy adult lives. I am so proud of these delightful, self assured, kind young men. Sure, I may be biased, for they are my sister’s sons.
June 2nd, 2019
In this day and age, there is a tendency to call all and sundry ‘guys’ (so tiresome, to say the least, don’t you agree?)…
May 17th, 2019
It wasn’t a matter of ‘more haste less speed’. No, I think it was the comfort of my cozy slippers which caused me to head out to work in them…
April 18th, 2019
Alleluia! Christ is risen! Let life begin! Let us allow Jesus, the power of his resurrection, the warmth of his redemption bathe us, heal us, strengthen us, give us new eyes and new hope.
April 12th, 2019
Are you enamoured by my cousins, Eeyore, that loveable donkey from the tales of Winnie the Pooh or is your style more a moviegoer’s favourite, tough guy, Donkey, Shrek’s talkative sidekick? Do you sometimes find yourself humming that delightful Donkey Serenade, keeping company with a mule? Such light hearted fun; but let’s put aside talk of my fictitious cousin.
April 5th, 2019
GPS (Global Positioning System) is great, except when it isn’t. It is usually fail-safe when one is on the main route to ones’ destination. But once one gets into the local, twists and turns of a small town or rural area, well … Good luck!
March 30th, 2019
So far, our Lenten theme, “Share the Journey”, particularly the journey of migrants, has been highlighted in various ways in our previous three reflections. On this 4th Sunday of Lent, the parable of The Prodigal Son lends itself perfectly to our theme of the journey, of seeking shelter, food, clothing, a haven. Just like the prodigal son, migrants all over the world seek shelter, seek a home.
March 23rd, 2019
To continue the journey, to weave into it the ordinary, to listen, to cross the threshold – these are but a few of the wisdom challenges we have heard on our Shared Journey of Lent. And this week we are invited to take off our shoes, to pay attention, and to allow our patient God to yet again cultivate and nurture our fig tree into growth.
March 16th, 2019
All of us are on a demanding life journey, and at times long for new ‘life’. The gift of this 40-day hiatus offers us an opportunity to take stock of our lives, inviting us to pause.
March 6th, 2019
So, here we are again at the start of another Lenten season. For me, the operative word of that sentence is “again.” It’s Lent – again.