Serving the story

Last week’s Academy Award show was one accountant’s nightmare – but provided lots to talk about the next few days. After some confusion, Moonlight was declared the Best Picture. I liked Moonlight actor Mahershala Ali’s comments when accepting his Best … read more

Make your own application

This should be a comedy series. We’d rented a place for part of this month to get away for a bit. But the dishwasher didn’t work. A call to the rental agency brought Randy, followed in sequence by Jimmy, Owen … read more

Sorrow & Turmoil (3)

In the 4th century, Lactantius was a spiritual adviser to the Emperor Constantine as the church was becoming established in the political environment. Here is a summary of his advice to Constantine about all people in the light of the … read more

Sorrow and Turmoil (2)

In all the noise of politics it is easy for me to dismiss people with “He’s an idiot”. The new president is a prime example. I find his name calling and bullying distasteful but it turns out I may be … read more

Sorrow & Turmoil

Our fascination with the roiling political scene to the south of us was jarred with the brutal shooting of people at prayer in Quebec City. I was leading a retreat last weekend and the last thing we considered while we … read more