October 9, 2021

Blessed to Share  When I was a child, giving God thanks for the many blessings we enjoyed was the focus of our Thanksgiving holiday. We started the day at Church. I loved the harvest decorations. I don’t remember a big family gathering. The four of us did have a feast with roast chicken from our…

October 3, 2021

Free Shipping   and more In order to help small businesses, Canada Post is offering me free shipping for one parcel anywhere in Canada, on October 5, 12, 19 and 26.  Consequently, I am offering free shipping to the first four book orders I receive in October. Once I have received your etransfer, I will…

September 28, 2021

Over the last fifty years our thanksgiving celebrations have morphed into a focus on family and food. In many homes, God is excluded. Church, family prayers, naming our blessings gets lost in the party. Many of us believe that we’ve earned it all through hard work and intelligence. The beauty of the world, enough to…

June 20, 2021

Image by Daniela Dimitrova from Pixabay      I truly believe Dads, at their best are special, a blessing for their entire family, and wonderful models for their communities. On the CBC news feed I read Chris Tyrone Ross’ article about indigenous dads written for the CBC First Person Series.  In it he says, “All I have left…

May 23, 2021

A story and some teaching. You may already know all of this.  Please add your knowledge to mine and your stories. Use the comment button. Pentecost Symbols of God’s Spirit  The dove, God’s Spirit of peace, The windmill, the wind of God’s Spirit bringing challenge & power. Flames – the fire of God’s Spirit that…

May 12, 2021

We have just celebrated Mothers’ Day. At our house, the sun shone, children and grandchildren called, and in my heart God smiled. When my son called, he said that in South Africa, people were being encouraged to do something nice for the person who nurtured you as a child. In South Africa, where extended families…

May 1, 2021

Today, as I leave April behind and step into the sunshine and flowers of spring our Easter story still lingers in my heart. This morning’s “Daily Bread Devotional” drew me back to Jesus’ washing his disciples’ feet. Reflecting on the question, “How do we continue to wash one another’s feet today?” these thoughts came to…

April 12, 2021

Image by Okan Caliskan from Pixabay We Can Do It! Over the last few years, fire has become a frightening enemy to our world’s forests, destroying thousands of acres of trees.. We know that trees are essential for continued life on this planet. We love their beauty. We breathe in the oxygen they provide. We sit in their…

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