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…

The most important things in life…

Just inside the door of my sister-in-law’s home, above the cupboard with all the coats and shoes in it, was a lovely artistic sign. As you entered you really couldn’t miss it. It read, the most important things in life are not things. The reference of course is to people, people whom we love and…

Visiting Mom

My days seem to be ruled by video calls and COVID-19 work.  We did have the pleasure of a good conversation with our neighbours at noon. They are fearful of the grocery stores and apparently don’t have a lot of groceries.  We had a nice chat and each offered help should either be in need. …