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01
Jun

Trust in the dark – it’s your way to the light

Trust leads when seeking fails us. I was the perennially “last one picked” for the team. Between the ages of five and 15, it was the same every gym class. If anyone argued over me, it was for who “had” to have me on their team, rather than who “wanted […]

23
May

Time to let go

Who ever said letting go was easy? Many years ago when I was still new to this teaching, my minister stood up and boldly declared to those gathered that he had embarked on a new spiritual practice of letting go. I thought: huh! Letting go eh? I do that all […]

17
Apr

What to Expect in May

TIME AND VENUE CHANGES Sunday May 7 & Sunday May 14 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM We’ve moving up our times and modifying our service to accommodate the needs of our venue on these dates. Join us at 9:30 am for our 20 minute meditation service, followed immediately by our Community Gathering. […]

10
Oct

The Transformative Power of Gratitude

“To be human you must bear witness to justice. Justice is what love looks like in public.” ~ Cornell West, American author, and professor This week on IDEAS, one of my favourite CBC Radio programs, I listened to some inspiring words from Dr. Cornell West. He was talking about social justice. […]

28
Aug

Where is Your Consciousness Taking You?

You might not be able to read the book titles, but I’ll bet you recognize the authors’ names and faces. The books – so familiar to us in North America – were in the window of Soul Books, located steps away from the central square in Copenhagen, Denmark. Seriously, I […]

09
Aug

What I believe is none of your business

This week, a spiritual debate broke out in one of Canada’s most revered church institutions. Ordained United Church of Canada Rev. Gretta Vosper (http://www.grettavosper.ca/) , a self-proclaimed atheist, says she’s prepared to fight her church’s investigation as to whether she is fit to be a minister because of her stated […]

02
Aug

Why Pride Still Matters

Last week I read a post from a man who questioned why pride day is celebrated when gay marriage and all manner of other LGBT rights have now become an acceptable practice in Canadian society. It’s a good question, and so here’s my answer. It’s true, so much has changed. […]

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