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Photos: Stick Ceremony and Elkhorn Residential School (closed, 1949) Yesterday was a historic day for Canada. After six years of careful listening and recording of the stories of survivors of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools (the last of which closed in … 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
An inviting, meditative activity from Joanna Harader: Practices for the Second Week of Lent.
This was the focus of a day long workshop I attended at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary on Jan 25, 2015. I’ve often thought about the difficulties this amazing ritual has for children and others who are not yet baptized, but … Continue reading
This Sunday brings us to the end of the church year. We will light candles in memory of loved ones who have died. We will acknowledge that their memories still shape and bless us. Like this dead old tree which … Continue reading