It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar


November 2013

Please be Patient – Be with you Shortly!

Tomorrow begins Advent in the Church’s calendar. We start anew, marching toward the Light of God. Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of the Light of the World. It is a time of expectation and of waiting.... Continue Reading →

From Banana Belt to the Snow Belt

So when we moved to London last year one of our first big purchases was a snow blower. I was pretty proud to bring it home and fire it up. (Remember that night Stephen and Jessica?) It was exciting for... Continue Reading →

Snowstorms Provoke Prayer

This morning most of us woke up to a fresh blanket of snow. Nearly a foot has fallen in this part of the city of London, and while it looks pretty it has created a mess for many drivers and... Continue Reading →

We Are Often Less Than Perfect

There is a great deal of pressure in our success-driven, consumer-minded society to be successful. There is plenty of pressure for perfection. The world we live in rewards those who sell well the perception that they have it all together.... Continue Reading →

On this day 50 years ago – the world lost a great man

Today is a very important moment in history. Fifty years ago today we lost a visionary. He was a very articulate man, a very well respected man, and a person who had a great vision for what the world could... Continue Reading →

The Infinite Beauty of God – A Deep and Everlasting Spring

Each day, each moment, perhaps even each minute affords us a new opportunity to experience the magnificence of God anew. I realize that is a pretty broad, and general statement. As much as that may be a very broad statement,... Continue Reading →

St Hilda – Pray for Us

A Collect for St. Hilda O God of peace, by whose grace the abbess Hilda was endowed with Gifts of justice, prudence, and strength to rule as a wise mother over the nuns and monks of her household, and to... Continue Reading →

Coincidental Cat…..????

Albert Einstein insisted that “Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous.”  Perhaps he was right. Sometimes those things that happen to us seem just too good to be true. Tonight, I faced a similar sort of moment. I am unable... Continue Reading →

London Clericus – A Place of Grace

Today I was honoured to chair the Clericus Meeting for the Deanery if London. Ours is a large Deanery, with a total of 47 clergy on the roster. Looking around the table today at the 30+ clergy who came to... Continue Reading →

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