New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “It’s not even Sunday!”

On December 24th, almost every church in my little town will hold an evening service---and it’s not even Sunday. What draws the faithful back...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Hope”

I was on my way to church; clerical collar in place around my neck and a prepared sermon in my head. After backing the...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘This is Us?”

“THIS IS US?” I know those soggy maple leaves, no longer hidden by snow, remain un-raked. I confess the wind-scattered lawn furniture has not yet...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “STATESMEN OR POLITICIANS?”

“Ask not what you can do for your country; ask what your country can do for you.” This twisting of John F. Kennedy’s most powerful sentence...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “GIVING THANKS”

“The tongue has the power of life and death.” (Proverbs 18:21) This powerful statement from the Hebrew Bible has a special relevance as we celebrate...

Music for Hearing, Healing and Hope supports Chaplaincy program

It was Music for Hearing, Healing and Hope ... it was a musical fundraiser in support of the Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy Council. Held on...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “WHO WAS ILA BLANCHARD?”

Exactly one hundred years ago, a young woman entered Form 4 at Parkdale Collegiate Institute in Toronto. Her name was Ila Blanchard and I...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘Come from Away’

Admittedly, it does sound like I missed the point by flying to Newfoundland/Labrador on five separate occasions, yet failing to visit a quaint fishing...

Concerned about Climate Change? Learn more at “The DaVinci Discovery Talks”

Named for one of the world’s great thinkers, Leonardo DaVinci who used both art and science to explore branches of knowledge, this four-part series...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Bad Guys”

Criminals have been much in the headlines this month. A week ago, the body of convicted sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein, was found hanged in...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “OUR MOST VULNERABLE”

The true measure of any society can be found In how it treats its most vulnerable members-----Gandhi More than 75,000 frail, elderly Ontarians are cared for...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – The Child Whisperer

The little boy’s plaintive wailing grew louder and louder. Until then, It had been a perfect July weekend at the family’s old cottage: the...

New Perspectives : A Senior Moment – “THE LAST HAYRAH”

Could an old man really replay a long ago wrestling match with a bale of hay? It had been 35 years since I last...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “FARMER FOR A DAY”

Actually, it was for only two hours, but it felt like a whole day’s worth of work. Perhaps I should explain. Two days ago, a...