Tag Archives: nature

Chosen ones: Greening Sacred Spaces

What fun! The congregation where I serve was awarded a 2015 Greening Sacred Spaces Award (South Halton Peel Chapter). The best part wasn’t winning, though. It was enjoying an incredible summer evening at Joshua Creek Heritage Heritage Art Centre. The event was … Continue reading

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If you go down in the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise

Last week when I took Minnie for our early morning walk on the wooded walking trails I got more than I bargained for: we came nose to nose with grey coyotes. Well, maybe it wasn’t quite nose to nose, but … Continue reading

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St. Cuthbert’s Way Day 5: Time and time again

I awoke in Wooler to a clear, sunny day. The hosts at the bed and breakfast prepared an enormous breakfast (which seems to be normal around here): juice, cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, toast, tea and a huge platter of eggs, … Continue reading

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St. Cuthbert’s Way Day 2: Beauty and a beast of a day

I took my very first steps along St. Cuthbert’s Way in beautiful sunshine. Everything sparkled in the morning light (Alright, I slept in and didn’t get on the path until 10:00. I would come regret that later. Also that I … Continue reading

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New boots, new journey!

I am taking a course on Celtic spirituality as a part of my Doctor of Ministry studies, and am leaving Sunday afternoon to spend two weeks in Scotland and England. That meant I needed new boots! The second week I … Continue reading

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Jackson and the school trip-turned-spiritual-exercise

I don’t do school trips. At least, not since S. was in grade one. Parents were given explicit instructions not to buy any treats for the children in their group, but when we met back at the bus at the … Continue reading

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Minnie is a great dog, even though she ate my favourite sandals.

Our family got a dog. This winter we registered with a pet rescue organization and then about six weeks ago  we welcomed Minnie into our family. She’s a two year old Airedale terrier. She is very sweet, very energetic, and … Continue reading

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