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Open Arms

After all these years you would think I would be more comfortable with the degree of my own ignorance. Apparently not. My wife has a small collection of nativity sets. One of her favourites is a colle...
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Joy Right in Front of Me

Right off the top I must confess to the lack of fairness of it all. My children certainly can file a complaint of injustice. When my children were young they learned very quickly the iron clad rule &#...

The Moment to Change

When the doctor says, “It would help your blood pressure and a few other things if you could lose some weight” I have to hold back the quip. “No problem! I’ve done it dozens of times.” Part of my inte...

Power of Stories

  Time again to turn to readings for the upcoming term for the Studio for Strategic Leadership at VST. The ability to recognize, tell and engage key stories from various dimensions of our life is...

A Call

A young man had just been admitted with terminal cancer and was not “doing well,” said the Emergency Room attendant. The call came around 7:30 am to Gaye who volunteers as an on-call chaplain at the h...

Heresy and Hospitality

One of the ways Emerging Spirit talked of the shift in the spiritual and generational foundations of our time was through a focus on the words believe, behave and belong. In times past, if one was cur...