is there truth in the rumours?

is there truth in the rumours?

It’s been a long couple of days. My thoughts have been overtaken by the events I witnessed on Friday.

The Romans are a brutal lot. Violence is common. But I just can’t get it out of my mind. What I saw. The man, Jesus, so battered and bruised and bloody. How can…

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hope nonetheless

hope nonetheless

Recently, I was asked to share a reflection for a team meeting in my workplace. I was at a bit of a loss for what to focus on so at dinner I asked my three children what they thought I should talk about.

My eldest daughter, Clara, is home right now doing her first year of Carleton University online. She is studying Global Politics with a focus on human rights. In the midst of a pandemic she sits alone in her room reading day after day. Copious amounts…

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o holy night

o holy night

T  h  e  y     t  r  a  v  e  l  l  e  d     f  a  r  . Tired. Exhausted. No room. No room at the inn. A stable. A manger. A star.   Pain, water, blood, cries... Five fingers. Five toes. Two eyes. A mouth and a nose. A Baby born. Perfectly formed.   ...

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silent night, holy night

silent night, holy night

Adrianna closed her tired eyes. “Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright.” The carol whished around her. By the end of the second verse the beauty of the music settled on her weary shoulders. “Silent night, holy night, Son of God, love’s pure light.”...

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a Christmas stranger

a Christmas stranger

  BEEP – BEEP – BEEP! The little boy looked at his alarm clock. It was 9:00 am. He jumped out of bed and ran to the calendar, knowing full well what day it was. December 24th, the day before Christmas! The little boy was so full of Christmas cheer that he threw...

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Meet Denise

meet denise

Hello! Welcome to my stretch of the virtual highway. We’re all on a journey travelling the the all too real road of life. A never-ending series of twists and turns, hills and valleys, detours, construction and dead-ends. But also scenic tours, beauty, love, faith, opportunities, fun, and smooth roads. Yes, the journey we’re on is littered with change…

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