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The ferry pulls away from the dock. We move out into the dark waters of the Juan de Fuca Strait as we leave the shelter of the harbour.
This evening, Heather and I will get on a ferry to make the ninety minute trip to Port Angeles. The next day we will drive five hours to Carlton, Oregon where we will settle for four days into a world that is dramatically different from that which we normally inhabit.
Yesterday morning at my accustomed hour I got out of bed, came downstairs to my study and switched on the light. Nothing happened.
A sobering reminder of Canada’s dark history made it into the chambers of Vancouver’s Municipal government yesterday.
It is a charmingly ordinary picture taken in front of their home. A lovely young family: Mother, Father, and their two daughters aged six and three.
The thing about liturgy is that it has the capacity to teach us the fundamental skill for a healthy spiritual life.
Andrew Sullivan posted a quote yesterday from an interview with Jamie Quatro in which she gives a beautiful rationale for the importance of liturgy in worship.
According to the National Post, Amnesty International has stepped into the contentious debate about Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values legislation.
It is such a great opening for an article:
I was given a challenging piece of writing this week that comes from The Essential Ken Wilber.