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It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar

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February 2008

We Belong to Each other


The Right Rev. John Shelby Spong wrote or said that ‘All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics... Continue Reading →

Ten Thousand Villages


Last night we were treated to a presentation at the church by Ingrid Heinrichs Pauls from Ten Thousand Villages. She was marvelous and the issue of fair trade in the market place was a wonderful topic of conversation for those... Continue Reading →

Malcom X, Dean Jacobs, and Martin Luther king Jr.


“I believe in human beings, and that all human beings should be respected as such, regardless of their color.” – Those were the words of Malcolm X.  On this day in 1965 Malcolm X was shot to death. While he... Continue Reading →

HOSPITALITY


It has been more than we week since I wrote anything for the blog. I have been consumed with other matters, not the least of which has been getting immersed in the Lenten journey. We have a great Wednesday evening... Continue Reading →

Death of a Salesman


The great American play Death of a Salesman, Linda says of her husband, “I don't say he's a great man. Willie Loman never made a lot of money. His name was never in the paper. He's not the finest character... Continue Reading →

Peter and Elijah


In the Beginning (Peter is on the Left and Elijah is on the Right)   “If we are to reach real peace in this world and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have... Continue Reading →

Lots of Babies


The great American Poet and novelist Carl Sandburg wrote that “A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.”   How very true. In the past two weeks we have had two new little babies born into our parish... Continue Reading →

Clifford Drover – saying goodbye


In Whiteway there were always people who stood out for a variety of reasons. The small community had a great cast of characters who all brought a piece of who they were to the quilt that was our small town.... Continue Reading →

The Four Chaplains


With me being away last week on the dates that commemorate the week of prayer for Christian unity I was not able to take in any sort of festivities with my brothers and sisters of other denominations. Sad when I... Continue Reading →

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