“I am Only…”

Have you ever said “I am only… fill in the blank…” because you felt inadequate?

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Are You a Minister?

This was the question that was posed to me by my favourite waiter at Cora’s. I eat breakfast there most Wednesday morning, Derek knows my order without asking and supplies me with endless refills on coffee while I do some reading and writing without interruptions and distractions. While the staff there know I am religious, partly…

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…

Does Jesus Care If You/We Are Baptized?

To continue with the second week of our Jesus Doesn’t Care series, I spent a long time contemplating baptism and pondering: What does the United Church say about baptism? What does it mean to be baptized? What are the reasons people bring their children for baptism if they don’t intend to participate in the life…

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…

Following the Star

As was mentioned in the promotional material, the idea for this series came from a conversation I had with someone in December when I asked her to serve communion one Sunday morning and was told, “But I have jeans on!” My immediate response was, “Jesus doesn’t care!” It got me to thinking about what else…