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Category Archives: Creation Care
An interesting blog post on living with poultry and with danger? Do you live braced or brave? I think I live in between. Choosing Brave Over Braced: Living As If My Life Depended on It.
I’ve been gone for a season, but I’m glad to be back. It seems like a long time, but I was glad for the break from weekly posting. My fingers haven’t been idle, though. Here are a few of the … Continue reading
I begin this year’s Lent journey with a confession of failure. The photo above shows you what has become of the indoor garden I hoped would sustain me in these last weeks of winter as my ice bound soul longs … Continue reading
Pete Seeger helped me grow in faith. As a teenager in the late sixties, I got to spend my summers working at a Mennonite Bible Camp. This is where I encountered Pete Seeger’s songs. I loved singing songs like his … Continue reading
We finally made it out to our favoured retreat spot this weekend. But it was cold, and windy, and we never managed to stay outside for more than 20 minutes. Once we had warmed the place we enjoyed our natural … Continue reading
This fall my congregation, Charleswood Mennonite Church, turned 50. To mark the occasion we celebrated with good stories, food, music, fun, and ritual. The ritual that completed our Sunday morning worship included planting a Linden tree to mark the occasion. The … Continue reading