Happy Thanksgiving US of A….

We said a hearty happy thanksgiving to our fellow Americans today as we gathered for a meeting. It’s their annual day to give thanks, and while we Canadians may think they are a bit late, it is a good reminder that we can be thankful any time of the year. A number of years ago…

Funeral stories continue

I’ve written in the past about some of the humorous things which have happened at the time of a funeral which I was leading. There was the time my funeral was interrupted by a minister who was looking for the funeral he was suppose to be leadings, the time a funeral coach needed boosting from…

A long obedience…

I finished Eugene Peterson’s classic book, A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, and found again this theme of God’s enduring call, our struggle to follow in a fallen world and the deep blessings that come from our faithful response to that call. I am reminded again that blessing is no guarantee of a way…