Jesus Feminist
Jesus Feminist

The first International Women’s Day was observed in 1911 by over a million people across Europe and has since been accepted in some nations as a public holiday. It is a day to both honour womanhood and recognize prevailing gender-based...

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Hidden in Plain Sight
Hidden in Plain Sight

Have you had an experience where you just “knew” God was at work behind the scenes? Perhaps it’s just the opposite and you’re wondering why God has abandoned you. This week our Jewish neighbours are celebrating Purim, one...

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Access to the King
Access to the King

There once was a king of a great empire who was holding a council in his throne room with his advisers, the powerful governors and the prestigious experts. Suddenly there was a bang and a clatter at the door of the closed chamber. All eyes turned...

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Viral Note of Thanks
Viral Note of Thanks

A thank you note from a BC women to her Victoria RCMP jailors recently went viral, even finding a featured spotlight during The Tonight Show. The handwritten letter from the former inmate thanked the officers for their service and even included a...

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The Sea Shanty and the Spiritual
The Sea Shanty and the Spiritual

Did you know there’s a sea song in the Bible? As the prophet Ezekiel foresees the demise of Tyre, a thriving port city, he hears the sorrowful lyrics sung by captains and sailors (Ezek 27:32-36). Chances are you do know another kind of sea...

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The Prophet and the Poet
The Prophet and the Poet

What a historic week. Regardless of your political leaning or citizenship, the dramatic change that occurred with leadership of the United States was significant and monumental. It was also rich in metaphors for our Christian spiritual journey...

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The Wolf and the Sheep
The Wolf and the Sheep

There once was a Wolf who could not silence the rumbling demands of his stomach. Even though he prowled the forest bordering fields of sheep, the diligent watch of the Shepherd guarded against every approach. Then one night during shearing season...

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Theft is theft
Theft is theft

I remember once when I was 6 I took a pack of chips from the supermarket and hid it in my jacket. As I left the store and took it out of concealment I was confronted by the astonished face of my mom. After her firm correction she sent me to face...

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Our First Pandemic
Our First Pandemic

Did you hang any 2020 ornaments this year? Some people decorate their tree with trinkets that commemorate the years milestones. They are my favourite trees to see in homes. It’s like a time capsule exploded among the evergreen boughs. If...

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A Little More Light
A Little More Light

It was only the first week of December and already several stores I visited had empty shelves with “sold out” signs where Christmas lights should be. Maybe it was due to cancelled travel plans that freed up time and funds now...

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The complete healing
The complete healing

It’s been a historic week, with what some are calling V-day, when the first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine were administered. Have you also been hooked on the videos documenting the sequence of momentous events? In any other time midnight...

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