Morning Motivation

Do you struggle with motivation? I don’t  usually, the joys and challenges of ministry and particularly Intentional Interim Ministry are usually enough to get me out of bed ready to meet the day with energy and enthusiasm. But not lately. Nova Scotia experienced a number of tragedies during the Covid-19 pandemic: the largest mass murder in…

Cracking Open

Like many others, I’m a first time vegetable gardener this year. Covid-19 and the enforced isolation at home, along with concerns about local food security, has many of us venturing into the new world of vegetable gardening. I planted a variety of veggies last Friday, including radishes. Each morning, I eagerly searched for signs of…

Looking for Fruit in All the Wrong Places…

Have you ever taken a drive through your neighbourhood or someone else’s neighbourhood on garbage night? Are you amazed at the things that people throw away? Are you amazed how people will stop and pick stuff up? I remember about 10 years ago in Halifax… I moved from one building to another just across the…

Sabbatical

“To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven… a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;” (Ecclesiastes 3) The first week of my sabbatical has come to an end; I spent much of this first week trying to enter into sabbatical time, which…