This Lent, we have a choice: between ‘tempus edax rerum’ and ‘memento mori’: Do we let time devour us, or truly digest our lives?
With the gifts of the magi and the looting of the capitol, we experienced two contrasting Epiphanies this week — one in sacred time, the other quite ‘profane.’ Yet they might lead us each to a similar place of sacred pause: to dreams, signs in the heavens, intuitive gifts and obedience to magic — keeping […]
Hi. I’m Mike. It may have been awhile since we’ve connected, or this might be our very first time. I’m seeing a lot of fresh faces this season,* so it’s high time I re-introduce myself. You see, I thought I had a ‘normal’ upbringing, ‘till friends from different backgrounds assured me it’s actually quite weird. […]
Content Notification (CN): Abuse, Oppression, Genocide. “From the 19th century until the 1970s, more than 150,000 Indigenous children were forced to attend state-funded Christian boarding schools in an effort to assimilate them into Canadian society. Thousands of children died there of disease and other causes, with many never returned to their families. Nearly three-quarters of […]
I’m astonished at how much can change in the turn of a season. In late January this year, my mom died. It had been Christmas, just before. But it didn’t feel like Christmas. My mother-in-law had died just two months before; my parents and my children were separated from each other by hours and […]