Thanksliving

A number of years ago, when I was in ministry in the Northend of Halifax, I was invited to the ground breaking ceremony of a new L’Arche community. For those of you unfamiliar with L’Arche, it is an intentional community where those with intellectual disabilities live with caregivers in relationships of mutuality. The ground breaking…

Down and Dirty!

Gardeners look at dirt in an entirely different way than non-gardeners don’t they? I can say that because, as a former non-gardener, I really didn’t pay too much attention to the ground beneath my feet. Sure, I had houseplants, whose soil came from a bag, but despite having grown up with parents who gardened, I never paid…

Lenten Photo-A-Day: Faithful

The words of the hymn Great is Thy Faithfulness came to mind as I pondered my word for the day, especially this verse: Summer and winter and springtime and harvest, sun, moon, and stars in their courses above join with all nature in manifold witness to thy great faithfulness, mercy, and love. The faithfulness of…