Tag: faith

Daily Bread

The last Saturday in September found me leisurely driving through the backroads of southern Ontario headed north. The leaves had started to turn, the corn had goldened, and every turn and hill and valley revealed some new splendour altogether lovely. Aspens and pines replaced… Continue Reading “Daily Bread”

I Would Trust You

I have few words for the public these days. There are to many things to sort out in the raw with safe people and my Jesus. Still, there’s this simple song that I was given this summer. Here are the words. I would trust… Continue Reading “I Would Trust You”

215 Is too Many: Confessions and Questions of a White Canadian Mennonite

How should Christians respond to the tragedy of residential schools?

Soul Song 5: Spirit of God Descend upon My Heart

How does the Holy Spirit work? Sunday was Pentecost, the day set aside to remember the coming of the Holy Spirit. Did we even notice? In the day-to-day ordinary of forking down eggs and jotting down plans and building up a life, God’s Spirit remains unseen.

Of Blackbirds and Souls: How to Cope with Grief

How to cope with grief. “We were not made for dying, for seeing death, for losing the loved ones around us. Death and loss should hurt, because they are shoes the wrong size for our souls.”