Today is overcast and cold, one of those rare days the thermometer will likely not rise above freezing. There is snow on the ground and trees following the weekend storm that brought most human movement here to a temporary halt. So much has happened during the past few weeks, and so little. Winter greatly slows … Continue reading Windigo Season
A bright, cold morning. Most of the snow and ice have melted away and we shall have rain and warmth tomorrow. Today is the second Sunday of Advent and we are reminded that even in very difficult times there is hope. Last night I sat down with Ali Smith's book, Winter, and read it. What … Continue reading Silence
Spring has begun it's tumultuous rush towards renewal. Passover and Easter urge us to join the work of creating a hope filled future, a time free of war, poverty, and racism, a new Spring.
As we enter the New Year, we are asked to rekindle and nurture the fire of hope, and to remember that we are, in spite of whatever travail that we have passed through in our lives, still here.