Friday Five – Holy/Thin Places

Over at RevGalBlogPals it’s Friday Five time! This time the question is about holy or thin places. Tatamagouche Centre, on the north shore of Nova Scotia. Conrad’s Beach, on the eastern shore of Nova Scotia. Seton Spirituality Centre, on the south shore of Nova Scotia. The first green shoots in the garden, so hopeful! Through…

Friday Five – Snow Days!

Over at RevGalBlogPals is Friday Five time and the question today is: If you were stuck in your home for three days due to snow, what are five things you would do? Depends on whether or not I have I have power! If I have power, Do some work, if it is a regular work…

Friday Five – 11th Day of Christmas

It’s Friday Five over at RevGagBlogPals and today’s prompt is about the 11th day of Christmas. Not having any natural ‘elevens’ in my life, I offer 11 Christmas memories! The year I was six, I think my mother had been in the hospital due to some complications related to pregnancy, and so the tree wasn’t…

Friday Five – Reign of Christ

Over at Revgals, it’s Friday Five time! This Sunday (for liturgical calendar types) is The Reign of Christ, aka Christ the King, aka last Sunday of the church year. In honor of the occasion, a Friday Five: 1. What is your favorite semi-obscure church-calendar observance (ie, not Christmas or Easter)? November 25th, St. Catherine’s Day…

Friday Five – Transportation

It’s Friday Five at Revgals and today it’s all about transportation! Car: I just got back from a little over three weeks away at a couple of church conferences and vacation.  I drove from Nova Scotia to Toronto; there were some who expressed surprise and a little incredulity that I was doing that distance on…

Friday Five – Prayer

‘Thoughts and prayers’ is often the glib response to any sort of tragedy these days. Yet  intentionally turning  my mind and heart towards the horrible and beautiful things of the world connects, comforts and challenges me. RevGals asks the question: What prayer practices anchor me? I often fail at prayer… I have good intentions… take…