The way to San Jose

“Do you know the way to San Jose?” was a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and popularized by  Dione Warwick in the 1960s as Motown emerged as a force of the music industry.  The pop song which continues to be played on many of the “oldies” stations asks a simple question of…

Indian Act 1876

I’m plowing my way through this book, and while I wouldn’t want to give you a book review, can I make a couple of observations to where I am… First, I was really interested in reading this, was sure it would be a good read if not a fascinating insight into what happened around SNC…

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…