The Bridge

November 14, 2021
One of the people that made a difference in my life was a rabbi named Edwin Friedman, who applied Family Systems Theory to congregational life. Reading and studying his book…

Running Out

November 7, 2021
Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggy a bone.. But when she got there, the cupboard was bare  and so the poor doggy got none.…

The other

October 31, 2021
I actually listen to more novels than I read. When I was a minister in Saskatchewan, I found that I had a lot of driving and I often drove 2…

That I may see

October 24, 2021
One day a boy was walking up and down the street pulling a wagon. In the wagon there were some blankets and you could hear some faint mews. Inside the…
We have a song we sing with our granddaughter Charlie Who took the cookie from the cookie jar? Charlie took the cookie from the cookie jar. and Charlie says: Who…

Forgetting and Remembering

October 10, 2021
A couple in their late eighties are both having problems remembering things. During a checkup, the doctor tells them that they're physically okay, but they might want to start writing…

HOMESICK MENU

October 3, 2021
Ezra ran a restaurant. In some ways this was his way of caring for people; by providing them with something mouth-watering and appetizing. They could feed to their heart's delight…

The Nagging Question

September 26, 2021
I used to play squash   I first learned to play the game when I was minister in Armstrong B.C and an Australian teacher, on exchange to Canada, took me…

Damn. I missed

September 12, 2021
There was a minister who went golfing one day. When he got to the golf course, he was alone so the club pro asked if he wouldn't mind playing with…

Boundaries

September 5, 2021
We have talked a lot in the last 18 months or so about health issues in society. We have talked about viruses and how they spread. We have talked about…