I have a complicated relationship with September this year. Fall is my favourite season and usually I am ready and eager to re-engage with the busyness of ministry and all that a ‘new year’ brings. However, this summer was a little different for me. A good friend received a terminal diagnosis in late spring andContinue reading “Monday Message – September 5, 2022”
I am back in the church this week! While I won’t say that I’m fully recovered, I’m certainly better than I was a week ago and I am Covid negative. I left the house yesterday for the first time in 10 days; we went to get ice cream in the evening. I feel as ifContinue reading “Monday Message – August 29, 2022”
I was looking forward to being back in the church today, all refreshed and ready to reengage with worship and making plans for the fall! My husband and I had a great time exploring the west coast of Newfoundland, however, along with those wonderful memories, we also brought back Covid. Along with stuffy noses andContinue reading “Monday Message – August 22, 2022”
Dr. Kate Bowler wrote: A neighbor knocked on our door to tell my husband that everything happens for a reason. “I’d love to hear it,” my husband said. “Pardon?” she said, startled. “I’d love to hear the reason my wife is dying,” he said, in that sweet and sour way he has.