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Waterspout (by Sharon Tiede)

July 12, 2017

To deeply experience this poem and Psalm 42, follow this link to a YouTube video entitled, “Deep Calls to Deep”. This poem was shaped by personal experience.  In my small …


Dot, dot, dot.

July 5, 2017

I take my place in this pale blue dot so let me ask you something dot dot dot When the fire moulds the metal that forms the guns that shoots …


Dependence (by Brennan Salte)

June 29, 2017

Ein Gedi, Israel Dependence Four years ago, Melanie and I had the opportunity to travel to Israel with my family. What struck me most about the landscape was the feeling …


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National Aboriginal Day: Messengers of Reconciliation (by Erin Camponi)

June 23, 2017

Jesus is all about Truth and Reconciliation. His time on earth was spent bringing Truth and reconciling all of us to Himself. In 1 Cor. 5:19, Paul tells us that …


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National Aboriginal Day: It Will be Love (by Krista Scott)

June 22, 2017

On May 4th, Calvary hosted a blanket exercise. I was privileged to attend with others in our church community. I had participated in a blanket exercise previously at a school council conference, …


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June 21 is National Aboriginal Day: Truth First, then Reconciliation

June 21, 2017

Canada recognizes National Aboriginal Day at the Summer Solstice—when the sun is at its most northerly position (and hence the longest day of our year, June 21).  In light of …


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National Aboriginal Day: The road to reconciliation

June 20, 2017

Where to start? I feel most unqualified to introduce National Aboriginal Day but perhaps that is the place from which many of us begin when we think about our First …


James: In Prayer (by Joshua Hyatt)

June 20, 2017

Why is it that we often try to make God, and following Him, so complicated? We expect that things need to follow a certain set of steps, that the chance …


Blink of an eye (by Omar Reyes)

June 15, 2017

I remember a Palm Pilot given to me as a gift. (For any young reader, Palm Pilots were the iPhones of the early 2000s.) Holding that piece of technology in …


Who Am I? (by Kathy Sperling)

June 8, 2017

Who Am I? I am not all I want to be, Not all that I have been Nor all I think I am; I am not all that At all. …


James: In Wisdom (The Way to Up is Down)

June 1, 2017

The other day I vented my frustration about a work situation. I was angry that someone that I was professionally acquainted with seemed to be getting all of the breaks, …


James: In Speech (The Power of Words)

May 25, 2017

“Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark” —James 3:5   I almost failed Grade 5.  I couldn’t seem to focus or concentrate—math in particular …