Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Country Carol Service

A week ago, we made the small but remarkable journey to a carol service, “Christmas in the Wildwood”, at the hamlet of Burridge’s little country United Church. We slipped down the back road past snowy fields and forests, under the … Continue reading

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Ten Minutes

Each day, I have a ten minute date with a fifteen pound weight, which I perch on my stomach, reminding my balky low-back vertebrae to hold their position without shifting forward. I could resent this obligatory daily time-out, but unexpectedly … Continue reading

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Being Content to Miss Something

“We can only get rid of this anxiety by being content to miss something in almost everything we do. We cannot master everything, taste everything, understand everything, drain every experience to its last dregs.  [Thomas Merton No Man is an … Continue reading

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