It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar

No Time for Rational Management Techniques

The whole thing makes a little sense really. But then again was it ever supposed to make sense? This business of chasing after the possibilities, of pursuing the potential, of looking for that which is lost… It can all seem... Continue Reading →

The Time is Drawing Close

Once in a while as a priest in the church, I am given a glimpse into the sacred, as expressed in simple, loving words and actions of others. While visiting Newfoundland last week for my friend Clare Stewart's ordination to... Continue Reading →

Magnificat Mary

You have heard of "Elf on the Shelf?" He's a tricky little elf who parents place in all kinds of unsuspecting places leading up to Christmas. According to "," "It's a fun-filled Christmas tradition that's captured the hearts of children... Continue Reading →

An Overdue Thank-you

I was, in some ways a very broken and hurting child. You sir are one of those people who reminded me of my belovedness. Thank you. Thank you for being you, thank you for caring for me, caring for my parents, and for all of my siblings and their families. Thank you for being a faithful servant. You have made an incredible difference in my life.

Time to Be Real

This week I was privileged to present Clare Stewart at her priesting in the Diocese of Western Newfoundland. It was a beautiful evening at the Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist. From the rehearsal to the reception it was... Continue Reading →

Alleluia, Alleluia, Alleluia

Singing in the midst of evil is what it means to be disciples. Like Mary Magdalene, the reason we stand and weep and listen for Jesus is because we, like Mary, are bearers of resurrection, we are made new. On... Continue Reading →

Reaching a Goal

As many of you know, in the middle of June I set out on a journey. My goal was to write 1000 km by August 27. That journey would figuratively take me from London Ontario, to Québec City Québec. I... Continue Reading →

You’ll be Home Again

Last fall I was given the opportunity to take one night a week to do something that was not church related. What a gift it turned out to be. I decided to join a choir. I have never sung in... Continue Reading →

I’m Hitting the Road

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”

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