What we give to God

October 18, 2020
The passage of Scripture that we have for today from Matthew’s Gospel relates to us one of the encounters that Jesus had with the Pharisees during the week leading up…

Listening is Seeing

October 4, 2020
A few years ago, I picked up a book while on a silent retreat. It’s entitled The Sacred Art of Listening. The author is Kay Lindahl, founder of The Listening…
In the passage from Philippians, Paul encourages the people in the church to ever keep before them what was in the mind of Jesus Christ. The greatest temptation we can…

Respecting the Rights of God

September 20, 2020
When I thought about today’s lesson from Matthew, I recalled one of my own experiences as a day labourer. I didn’t stand in the marketplace or on a street corner,…
Are we aware of the power that our words and actions can have on the lives of other people? Have we ever found ourselves saying to someone: “I will never…
If you squint at an Easter basket, especially one stuffed with faux shredded grass, you can totally see its origins as a nest. Remember the German Osterhase tradition? Well, there…
Of Bunnies and Chocolate: At first glance, it’s hard to imagine what a rabbit has to do with any type of religious holiday. But people having been celebrating the coming…