It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar


November 2011

I am full of Hope because I am Soaked to the Skin

Leonard Cohen wrote, “I don't consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.” As I felt the driving wind and rain against my... Continue Reading →

Great Interfaith Opportunity

Tomorrow is a BIG day. There is a lot happening and I do hope that many of you can take part. Tomorrow is the first Sunday of Advent. It is the beginning of the church’s liturgical year. We have begun... Continue Reading →

Keep the Kettle Boiling…..

Today I had the privilege of attending the Rotary and Salvation Army Windsor Advisory Board’s luncheon to kick-off the annual Salvation Army Kettle Campaign. This annual event is an opportunity to get supporters of the annual effort to raise money... Continue Reading →

Hearing House Lament

I have become a fan of the TV program House. I think that actor Hugh Laurie is really quite a talent. A few weeks ago I was watching PBS and stumbled upon a program with him in it. In this... Continue Reading →

Responding to ‘TheCall’

Ford Field in Detroit has been the scene of many a pep talk. Picture coaches gesticulating and impassioned in a plea to a team who are desperate to hear a word. Players who are perhaps dejected at the advance of... Continue Reading →

Digesting the Psalms in a Thin Place

Sometimes clergy fall into a trap of thinking that renewal, refreshment, Sabbath, and support are not necessary. I think Clergy can be guilty of retreating into the notion that we would be weak to admit that we need others to... Continue Reading →

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