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It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar

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April 2014

Suffering!


Last week David Brooks wrote a great op-ed in The New York Times entitled What Suffering Does.  I encourage all to read it. We are preparing to enter into Holy Week. We will hear the story of the Passion of Jesus.... Continue Reading →

A Little Point of Nothingness


Following on the heels of yesterday’s post regarding Thomas Merton’s  Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander I wanted to share this gem...  “At the center of our being is a point of nothingness which is untouched by sin and by illusion,... Continue Reading →

Succumbing to Pervasive Violence


I am re-reading Thomas Merton’s Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander. It’s a wonderful book to read during Lent. As I expressed in an earlier post, I really love reading authors who invite readers to be suspended in the questions. Faith... Continue Reading →

For Those in Peril on the Sea


The end of March for Newfoundlanders marks a sad centennial.  On march 30, 1914, Captain Westbury Kean sent 166 Newfoundland sealers over the side of his ship the SS Newfoundland to hit the ice floes, hunt seals, and walk the... Continue Reading →

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