Your Heart Knows the Way

The Transition Team met via Zoom on Monday, Grant MacLean led us in a beautiful spiritual grounding session that focused on where we were finding joy these days. That solidifed my nebulous worship plans and gave me a focus! With all that is going on in Nova Scotia, not to mention the rest of the…

Take Heart

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to…

Going Deep!

The reading this morning from Luke follows the account Jesus preaching in his hometown and the people wanting to drive him off a cliff! Jesus acts as if he knows the fishermen, borrowing a boat as his platform for teaching. He teaches the crowd and the tired fisherman. Let’s listen, as the story unfolds in Luke 5:…

Daring to Take Heart

Picture a mid-thirties woman, going through some major life challenges: health issues, marital breakdown, family of origin conflict, financial stress. She is depressed, despairing and fearful of what the future holds. She is walking on her favourite beach wondering where God was in the midst of her life. She came to this beach where she so often…

Friday Five – Mardi Gras Edition

Over at RevGals it’s Friday Five again; it’s been a few weeks since I have played. Here we go! What type of Fat Tuesday celebration your church will hold next week… This is my first Shrove Tuesday with my pastoral charge and apparently they serve beans and gingerbread as well! And sausage.  Are there other ways of…

Friday Five – Lucky 13!

It’s Random Friday Five over at RevGals.   1.  Folklore has it that 13 is unlucky.  Some rabble rousers think that 13 is lucky.  Do you have a lucky number, lucky “thing”, lucky anything that goes wherever you go? I have a ‘lucky’ button that it usually in the pocket of my robe when I am…