Friday Five – Shifting Gears

1) What kind of car are you driving, and does it shift for you, or do you shift manually? I drive a red Kia Soul! I shift manually… partly because I am a control freak… partly because my commute takes me into a different weather system, and one of my churches is on a twisty road,…

How Do We Live Hope?

  Serving… walking… performed… casting… burned… prayed… realized… going… filled… turn… follow… prepare… telling… wondered… came out… making signs… give… went back… avoided… have lived… go out… gave birth… shared… able… shouted… spread… wondered… became… restored… sang. Anyone have an idea of what all those words had in common? They are all verbs! Action words!…

Friday Five – Snacks

For all of us who are clergy, this is a time of year when things pile on things. Events, emotions, eating! I am guilty for eating at my desk in front of my computer all year long. Today’s Friday Five question: What do you keep in your desk/office for quick snacks or meals? As someone who has…

Love Our Neighbour

In this world of strife and anger In this world of doubt and pain. Jesus joins us on the journey Daring us to live God’s reign. Love our neighbour, love one another. Love our God, this is the way. Love abundant, love expanding Love is more than words to say. We are givers, we are…

How Do We Spend Our Days?

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. I heard those words on a podcast as I drove to Elmsdale this past week. They were written by Annie Dillard, an American writer and poet, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her book Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. Those words resonated with me strongly.…