January 9, 2021

Links Finally I have the link to the requested recording of my book launch for Breakthrough Moments. To see it on Keene United Church website  https://youtu.be/wi8jvgzkGrI     If you would like to go directly to my youtube channel the address is longer but there are other of my video’s to see I am now working…

January 2, 2021

2021 is starting with some 2020 leftovers still hanging on. Even with at least two vaccines Covid 19 looms large in our minds, especially in locked down Ontario. I offer us all the words of King George VI from his Christmas radio message to the British Commonwealth in 1939. He quoted from the poem “God…

January 1, 2021

New Year’s Day, New Year’s Day I associate in my mind with memories and resolutions, the past and the future. Covid 19 has changed that. I’m feeling the past still with us. No number of New Year’s resolutions will change the future. How depressing! What can I do to change my attitude? “Finally, brothers and…

December 24, 2020

A few weeks ago, a friend asked me to explain the Trinity – Creator, Jesus, Holy Spirit. Since Christian theologians have been trying to do just that for centuries I could only give her my ideas. I started with an apple to illustrate. “Who we call Creator or God or Father/Mother/parent is like the skin…

December 23, 2020

      This article appeared in Peterborough This Week. For me it felt good to hear about a child caring for others, and especially a First Nation’s child from our area. We forget that children have so much to teach us. This time it’s “do what you can, one person at a time.” Too…

December 10, 2020

Riley Loves to Laugh. Do we?            For me, December means the stress of shopping expeditions, Christmas parties, family gatherings, extra church services. This year, the Covid 19 protocol says, “Stay home!” Will that bring relief? No. I actually love the gift-giving, the parties, and having the family come home. I…

December 2, 2020

        This year, we’re crying out to God, “When will Covid 19 be destroyed?  When will wars and violence around the world end? When will God’s kingdom of love and peace come to this world?” When his disciples ask that question, Jesus answers “ It’s like a man going away: He leaves his…

November 20, 2020

Book Launch “zooming” to you soon. Janet Stobie presents her latest book Breakthrough Moments Threads of Scripture in the Fabric of Life November  28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time REGISTER—https://buytickets.at/janetstobie  There is no charge. They didn’t have a link saying free. Click on “GLAD YOU’RE COMING. WELCOME” and keep clicking to registration form. Raining…

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