Category Archives: Reflections


As we drove to Ottawa last week, crossing that finger of the Canadian Shield that reaches down toward Kingston, we passed through deep rock cuts. Those who carved the route for the highway opened the rock so we can see … Continue reading

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In the bright sun and dry air of Burkina Faso, shadows are sharp.¬†Looking down, I saw clear images of what was between the sun and the ground. This was particularly striking when we visited a modern sculpture garden. The stone … Continue reading

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Cherishing Diversity

I want to reflect on the way we approach diversity in our community. We have changed as a country so that we are more accepting of difference in culture, religious practice, race, lifestyle, but there are still tensions. There is … Continue reading

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A Birds’s Eye View

A Bird’s Eye View I found this goldfinch nest in the centre of a small hawthorn tree. The home for its eggs was protected by sharp thorns ten centimeter long. Nobody, not a crow, not a racoon was going to … Continue reading

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