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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 &#...
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Grandma Back

We had just dropped off my wife, aka Grandma, at the ferry terminal. Time was tight so the style of her departure resembled more an evacuation than a leave taking. As I started the car, our two year o...

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...

Wonder and Surprise

My 16 month old grandson has gone home now. I enjoyed our time together even though he is teething and not feeling like napping or being overly playful. Perhaps it is the particular privilege and pers...