It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar


March 2009

Lent – Day 30: Embracing Diversity

The late, great Archbishop Ted Scott talked a lot about 'unity in diversity.' The former primate of the Anglican Church of Canada had a keen awareness of who we are as church. The defining feature for Archbishop Scott was really... Continue Reading →

Lent – Day 29: A Reflection of Love

I love the wonder of a child. On Sunday I was so happy to see our little Godson Peter at church. He is such a precious treasure. Having even a few minutes with Peter is a gift. Have you ever... Continue Reading →

Lent – Day 28: When the Priest Turns Purple, we have Bishop!

I was taking note the other day that I have beer in my fridge that has mountains on the label that turn blue when the beer is at the proper temperature for consummation…..hmmmmm….then I noted that my razor has a... Continue Reading →

Lent – Day 27: If God is with us, Who can stand against us?

Are we aware of how very much we are cared for by the love of God who holds us in the midst of all things? Can we comprehend how very deep Gods love for us is? It can be hard... Continue Reading →

Catching Up

Well I had a good run. Right up to Day 20 of Lent without breaking the discipline. Truth is, I had my sister Helen and her husband Gary for a visit and took of Days 22-26 from the blog. But... Continue Reading →

Lent – Day 21: Stillness

This note comes late for day 20 of Lent. It is word from Henri Nouwen: "Be still and acknowledge that I am God" (Psalm 46:10). These are words to take with us in our busy lives. We may think about... Continue Reading →

Lent – Day 20: Sister Crabgrass

Last spring and summer I had to put some work back into the Rectory lawns. I had something called grubs in the front lawn that pretty much decimated the lawn. In the back, things were a little better but I... Continue Reading →


I have been reading the lectionary readings throughout Lent. This morning’s readings include Psalm 119:97-120. In that Psalm is the famous words of verse 105; “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” The first... Continue Reading →

Lent – Day 18: Daisy, Zoe, Haley and Dryden

You think dogs will not be in heaven?  I tell you, they will be there long before any of us. – These words of Robert Louis Stevenson are likely true. The truth is, I never really liked dogs. In fact I... Continue Reading →

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