Tag Archives: faith formation

4 Challenges of Parenting Parents with Dementia

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

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Roots and Wings

Originally posted on Practicing Families:
by Amy Yoder McGloughlin, Mennonite Pastor and parent of two teenagers.   On Sunday I baptized two young people in my congregation–one was thirteen, and one was thirty.  Both talked–from their own developmental place–about the…

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Finding Christian Community on the Margins 1

 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

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The Glories of Living on the Edge

  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

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Earth Day Challenges

I had an absolutely lovely Saturday. It was warm and sunny in southern Manitoba. My husband and I turned over our sorry looking boulevard, lovingly added compost and grass seed in hopes of greening up our section of street frontage. … Continue reading

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Spirituality with Clothes On?

A new book by this title ends with this question, “How will you put together the clothing of your life with the wardrobe of Christ?” It’s a great question to ponder, even if you haven’t read about the ways the … Continue reading

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Lent Extravaganza!

This week, in the middle of Lent, when Lent seemed to be getting a little long in the tooth, a creative team from BC’s Frazer Valley helped me delve deeply into the texts of Lent 2016. Why? Because this is … Continue reading

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