Sanctuary

March 20, 2022
One of Harry’s all timer favourite set of books and movies taken together, are the Brother Cadfael series. There were 23 novels written by Edith Parteger, who used the pseudonym…

Predators and Prey

March 13, 2022
About 5 or 6 years ago Disney released a movie entitled Zootopia. Zootopia is a city where are all the animals are basically humanized, so that they talk and think…
By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes. So says the second witch to her sisters in Act 4, scene one of Shakespeare’s play, MacBeth. It is…

Unveiled

February 27, 2022
Way back, a long, long time ago when I was married my bride wore a veil. Veils were customary things for brides to wear and yet the tradition of the…

Making enemies friends.

February 20, 2022
I have had enemies. I can remember a boy in high school who thought it was his job to fight me, and I didn’t want to fight. One night at…

Blessed are the poor

February 13, 2022
Blessed are the poor. Blessed are the hungry. Blessed are those who weep. Woe to the rich. Woe to you who are full now, for you will be hungry. Wow?…
About 25-26 years ago or so when I was a minister in Yorkton Saskatchewan, I was called upon by one of our congregants who was the director of an in-residence…

Marvelous Love and Grace

January 30, 2022
The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel is a television series on Amazon Prime, which won the Emmy for outstanding comedy series in 2018. The show stars Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam “Midge” Maisel,…

The Bank of Dad

January 23, 2022
I am going to start with a true story that happened, and invite you to try and do this: Try to listen and not judge. And trust me, it is…
Evert year the Citadel Theatre here in Edmonton puts on Charles Dickens, a Christmas Carol. Most of us are familiar with the story of how miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited…