bits and pieces, devotional

Accepting others

I recently had an interesting conversation with a long time servant in the church. She has served a long time, over twenty years in one place, and then a couple of shorter stints – a little over five years in each place. We discussed being accepted. Lots is talked about in Christian circles about community.… Read More Accepting others

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Viewing the Eclipse

August 21, 2017; 10:21am; an (almost) total solar eclipse viewing here in my city, Vancouver. I admit, I didn’t really get on the eclipse viewing bandwagon, thus no ‘real’ solar glass viewers. As a kid, I remember in science class using index card pin hole viewers, but of course I could’nt really remember how we… Read More Viewing the Eclipse

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Autumn Thoughts

I’m trying hard to hang onto autumn…once Halloween passes, it seems everywhere you turns, its all out Christmas!! With Remembrance Day this week, and Thanksgiving in a few, I first want to be thoughtful in them before I let the sparkly, warm, feel good holiday sentiments overtake me!! You know, bake and eat all the… Read More Autumn Thoughts