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It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar

When I Survey that Wonderous Cross


Our Church building is now it's it's 50th year. There are so many stories to be shared when it comes to our worship space and how it come to be. I hope to share some of those stories, from time... Continue Reading →

God, The-Chance-for-Something-Absolutely-New


I sometimes feel like the church relies far too much upon rational management techniques, and far too little on God, The-Chance-for-Something-Absolutely-New. If we are able to access this God of new chances, even at our dimmest moments we might remember that as God's beloved, we indeed can bring some Light, some Hope, some Love, and some Possibility to the people around us.... and if we are not careful - to the church. I hope we can all hear the voice of that God.

Emptiness Transformed


“There is nothing that can replace the absence of someone dear to us, and one should not even attempt to do so. One must simply hold out and endure it. At first that sounds very hard, but at the same... Continue Reading →

Scaring Away Woes


Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of musicians and Church music because as she was dying she sang to God. Today is her Feast day. She is a Martyr of the church who was said to have died a pretty... Continue Reading →

Strong Roots


Be dogged! You must be persistent. The odds seem long; So what? Logic suggests collapse; “It's foolish to continue,” declares the detractor. “The weight of injustice will break you! What does faith say? Be determined! Hang on tightly. Don't let... Continue Reading →

Reverse Advent Calendar


Believe it or not, Advent begins later this month! Who saw that coming? While it may have happened quicker than we thought, it is about to be upon us and  we might begin thinking about how we will live a... Continue Reading →

Am I cursed?


Sometimes life can be one big steamy, stinking pile of horse S#!+! I'm just saying. You all know it to be true. We all have those periods in our lives that just seem to rain cat-piss and in those moments... Continue Reading →

Celebrations


In this part of the world, the church has a terrible habit of encouraging our folks to take the summer off from church. It's true. We may mot say it overtly, but think of all the messages we send. Often... Continue Reading →

Now REMAINS the Time 


Over dinner tonight I learned that the General Synod had done a recount on last night's vote... The motion to amend the marriage canon has PASSED! I cannot imagine what the folks in the room must have gone through these... Continue Reading →

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