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Things I am thankful for

I know that it is still three weeks until Thanksgiving Day, but there are many things to be thankful for every day and I want to tell you about the things that I am thankful for right now. 500 more words


Eloquent words

I was a member of the Anglican Church of Canada during my youth and a faithful participant in her worship services. The services and prayers of the Book of Common Prayer presented the gospel message in simple, yet eloquent, words and I found comfort in the familiar liturgy. 524 more words


The Tube Snake Boogie Isn't a Real Dance

So. . . My dad never really got into the whole “dad” thing.

I mean, don’t get me wrong. He’s a good guy. He loves all three of us. 375 more words

Stories From My Life

Pookie come home

Pookie wasn’t here to greet me when I came home Tuesday evening after taking my wife to the airport. Pookie,a little flame point Siamese, showed up on our doorstep two years ago in fall, a feral kitten looking for a home. 749 more words


If wishes were horses . . .

If wishes were horse, I would be in Edmonton with my wife instead of here at home looking after our three cats and trying to keep earning some money. 402 more words


workshop description: the art gallery

I’ve had the pleasure of hanging out with ministers and leaders of Uniting Churches in a Queensland city in recent months as they work together to try and figure out what the future looks like. 787 more words

Stories From My Life

a couple more things you didn't know about me

While I am still in a sharing mood I’ve decided to share a couple more things about me that you wouldn’t know.

Back when I was much younger , from ages 19 to 24 , I set off on a grand adventure to see as much of Canada as possible, now normally travelling takes a whole wad of money, and most travelers carry cash and cards and spend their nights in hotels … that’s fine and all but where exactly is the adventure in that? 818 more words