Friday Five – Taking the Fifth!

It’s been a while since I’ve played the Friday Five! It used to be a RevGalBlogPals weekly blog post, so would come to my inbox, but now it’s only posted on their Facebook page and I don’t always see it. However, I did see it today and I’m going to play along! 1) name something dear…

There Is a Crack…

How many of you can complete my title sentence? It’s from a Leonard Cohen piece called Anthem, “There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” The universe cracked open billions of years ago to let the light out. Just as we heard in our reading from Genesis, God said, “Let there…

Generous With Hope

I don’t know about you, but it’s been an emotional week, the US election, Leonard Cohen dying, Remembrance Day. Whatever your political persuasion, the election of Donald Trump will have a profound effect on us as Canadians and the world. As Pierre Elliot Trudeau stated years ago, “When the US sneezes, Canada catches a cold.”…

Chaos and Order

But all things should be done decently and in order. (1 Corinthians 14: 40) This is a mandala I coloured during the silent Sabbath while I was at Tatamagouche Centre the past eight 8 days. My sabbatical is focusing on spiritual deepening and guidance and I  was participating in the second residency of the Atlantic Jubilee…

Friday Five: Burning Questions!

I haven’t played Friday Five in a while; it’s all about burning questions today. 1. What is one habit you do daily, without fail? Brush my teeth.  2. What is the last thing you watched on your television? Blue Jays game last night, they lost.  3. Would you rather have a slice of cake, or a slice…

Friday Five: The Musical!

Musical Friday Five! What is your favorite pre-1950 hymn? Jesus Love Me. While I remember it from my childhood, it is a memory from my internship in 2002 that makes it stand out for me. I was visiting the nursing home and one of the men, who had severe dementia, that the only thing he…