Tag Archives: inter-generational connections

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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Thanks for the Memories Aunt Olly

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

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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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Noel Moules and Healthy Church – Interview Part 2

If this wonderful post and interview intrigues you, please go back and check out the first part. My colleague, Kirsten, and I, were both deeply impressed by Noel Moules from the UK when he spoke on our camppus a while … Continue reading

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Losses

I subscribe to this e-column, appreciate Jim Taylor’s seasoned wisdom, and often forward his column to a few friends. Last weeks’ column on losses hit such a chord that I asked for his permission to share it in my blog. … Continue reading

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Pool Parable

As I was swimming laps yesterday I reflected on the great interactions I’ve had in small rural congregations where I’ve spoken about the art of spiritual grandparenting. I’ve been impressed with the strength of the relationships between old and young, … Continue reading

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