No one is required to see Santa

In the movie Polar Express there is a scene where a little boy, feeling fearful, a bit rejected, certainly lonely, remains on the Polar Express while all the other children hop off to see Santa.  The children are excited because the Conductor has told them “one of you will receive the first gift of Christmas from Santa….

Hope keeps us going

I’ve been mulling over the role HOPE plays in our lives.  Hope is named by Paul as one of three aspects of life that lasts.  Our position in life, our treasured possessions, even our health and strength may fade away – but hope remains.  Of course Paul’s declaration is that love is the greatest however…

Failure is a teacher

It’s night time at PLC…a cool evening and we can hear the coyotes howling in a nearby field.  There is something settling about being here.  After a day in Calgary I have to return there tomorrow so it seemed good to spend the night here and save the hotel money.  As well Wendy is on…