Welcome to Touchstone

Touchstone is a loosely linked community focused on offering, encouraging and teaching friendship in Christ to leaders in the business, political, arts and spiritual marketplaces. read more

A Fleeting Burst of Colour

Last Wednesday I drove back roads for a retreat with friends in Muskoka. The roadsides and horizon lines were awash in fiery reds, rich golds and yellows. As I sat on the cottage deck in quiet prayer a tree glowed … read more

Colouring Thanksgiving

A colouring book and pens get my attention occasionally and therapeutically. There is something about freely choosing colours, just for the fun of it. Fabulous fall colours have been a similar gift for me the past few days – my … read more

We Followed the Rules (2)

Last week I mentioned the furor over expenses of government officials. The justification “we followed the rules” did not satisfy the court of public opinion. The public and private discourse around the issue was caustic and judgmental. A harsh word, … read more