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Reading Melodie’s personal journey of healing between a Mennonite and a Lutheran adds a rich dimension to the official reconciliation between our denominations. Getting Personal: Unexpected Gift of Mennonite World Conference 2015.
It’s time to unplug and tune in to the beauties of summer and to say good bye. My work life is shifting to pick up some additional duties in a transitional time, so this blog will probably not be … Continue reading
This week I was deeply moved by a phone call by a woman asking about resources on the topic of dementia. It’s a close to home but hard to talk about topic. Here are a few of the real challenges … Continue reading
A local celebrity and shaper of children and childhood has died. Many Manitobans who grew up in the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s raced home from school to tune in to Aunt Olly’s Children’s Party on the radio (Station CFAM). Listening to … Continue reading
I am inspired by people who live in Christian community. Especially when those communities integrate people who wouldn’t feel welcome in my middle class congregation, even if we reached out hospitably. Recently I joined a neighbourhood group, called Houseblend Ministries, … Continue reading
My FB friends have been posting pictures of spring’s glories for months. I’ve been able to experience some spring in other places as I traveled with my work. But now it is finally coming to my home! Is it … Continue reading