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Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar

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June 2010

Why more education?


Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and... Continue Reading →

Blessed are the Peacemakers.


    “The followers of Christ have been called to peace. . . . And they must not only have peace but also make it. And to that end they renounce all violence and tumult. In the cause of Christ... Continue Reading →

If you love God you will….


Paul Tillich the great 20th century theologian once said, “I hope for the day when everyone can speak again of God without embarrassment.”   This is a great hope indeed. Nowadays some might try to politicize this statement. Some might... Continue Reading →

BLESSING SOUTHPORT’S FLEET


“It's not far down to paradiseAt least it's not for meAnd if the wind is right you can sail awayAnd find tranquility” The opening words to the great Christopher Cross song – Sailing. Yesterday I was honoured to be called... Continue Reading →

Calling us all to consult hope and not fear


Today in the Anglican Church of Canada we commemorate the life of John XXIII. Regular readers of this blog will remember that last week I referred to Pope John XXIII. I really like his words, “We are not on earth... Continue Reading →

Looking Forward to Iona


Deborah Kapp writes in the preface of her book Worship Frames, “Worship is a congregation’s most important practice. Here a congregation and its members encounter God’s gracious presence and come face to face with frailty, goodness and potential of their... Continue Reading →

A NEW WAY OF THINKING – FRESH EXPRESSIONS


“We pray that God will create something new and beautiful in and among us for the good of all creation and to the glory of the living God. What we need is not simply a new way of thinking, although... Continue Reading →

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