Biblical Echoes in the Fight for Indigenous Rights Bill C-262.
Christians have a foundational story that for thousands of years has fashioned our social ethic towards vigorous compassion and social engagement in solidarity with marginalized and oppressed peoples…
THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD | Forty Days after Easter
From a young age, I was taught that the ascension of Jesus meant that Jesus was the first human to ascend to heaven, and that we, his followers, would one day go to be with him there.
DEAD BONES AND SHINING CITIES
In Ezekiel’s dream, the breath of God awakens and reconnects the bones of the fragmented selves, renews their flesh and returns to them their own life’s breath before placing them back on their own soil.
THE ROAD TO EMMAUS: Broken Hearts to Burning Hearts
Perhaps our perennial instinct to share food, drink and story as a response to grief and loss points to a gospel mystery in which we are all caught up.
In the resurrection of Jesus, we perceive what could be considered the big bang of God’s new creation exploding, as it were, as a renewing, recreating power in the midst of the old…
Holy Saturday: Day of Joyful Sadness
I distinctly remember the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday as a strange day.
“Now is the time to loosen, cast away
The useless weight of everything but love.” -Malcolm Guite