Category Religion

A Place of Pilgrimage II

Just a few photos today from my visit to this beautiful Ottawa church. Something peaceful to start your Monday. Advertisements

A Place of Pilgrimmage

I have lived in Ottawa most of my life, but it was only this week that I visited Notre Dame Basilica for the first time. Which is not surprising. When you live in a place you have a routine. Things that appeal to tourists aren’t necessarily part of your daily life. You check them out […]

Stronger Than Death

It is a beautifully told story – and one of the most disturbing books I have read in recent years. I am left to confront the question: why am I not like that? Stronger Than Death, by Rachel Pieh Jones details the life and work of a woman you probably have never heard of, someone […]

Don’t Be Afraid

I had a post scheduled to go for today, then I saw this sign as I was walking through downtown Pembroke yesterday. I thought it was a great message. Seemed like something appropriate for this Sunday. Today’s scheduled post has been shifted to Monday.

Choosing Donald Trump

There are some mysteries that may never be solved. Where do crop circles come from? Is there really treasure on Oak Island? Are there still riches hidden in secret passageways in the pyramids? And why would American Christians vote en-masse for someone as un-Christian as Donald Trump? Why do they appear poised to do it […]

Hero From Another Time

Been thinking a lot about family recently and its importance to us. Been doing a lot of family things too, sometimes full of joy, other times tinged with sadness. Those I will write about, but there is some internal processing to do first. So today a family story. If you think you may have heard […]

Church On Sunday

It’s a long weekend in Canada, so I thought I would reach back to the past for today’s post. I’m not sure there that is a logical statement, but I’ll leave it for you to judge. This one was originally published in September 2014. I was raised in a family where the expectation was that […]