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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
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
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
Singing joyfully in prison surprised me almost as much as seeing a smile on this toe. The toe reminds me of a childhood game, “My grandfather’s big fat toe.” We’d sit in a row, usually on our front steps. The … Continue reading
Last week’s post held elements of lament and uncertainty that characterize much of the Western church’s current context. Other questions live on the underside of those uncertainties about naming God in the scripts of our lives. One of those questions … Continue reading