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GLORY! The Feast of the Nativity | December 25

On the Feast of the Nativity, we look into the humble, entirely vulnerable face of the Christ Child and ask how we can possibly perceive the “splendour of the Father, and the figure of his substance.”

Theotokos of Vladimir (c. 1100)

Mary: Ark of the New Covenant

Even in our troubled humanity—within the drama of brokenness, redemption and salvation—we, too, have been invited to take up our role as maternal-spouse of God: to receive, carry and bear forth new life for the sake of the world. Anything less is beneath our dignity…

LOVE, REMEMBER – New Book from Malcolm Guite

This book is written to give voice both to love and to lamentation, to find expression for grief without losing hope, to help us honour the dead with tears, yet still to glimpse through those tears the light of the resurrection…

My Poem for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Several weeks ago I won an award for poetry at the annual Word Guild Awards Gala in Toronto. I was not able to attend, so I’m grateful that my buddy Tim Huff was able to accept on my behalf. Tim is the illustrator and co-author with Cheryl Bear on a magnificent children’s book, The Honour Drum, […]

Ready Your Heart…Reflections for Advent

As Advent is the beginning of the Christian year, now would be a good time to begin this unique pilgrimage…

HEARING IS BELIEVING: NEW CD BY MALCOLM GUITE

Malcolm Guite | Songs & Sonnets | Audio CD producer: Roy Salmond executive producer: Steve Bell Anyone who knows me knows of my enthusiasm for the work of English poet Malcolm Guite. Honestly? —if anyone bothers to write about me after I’m gone, I imagine they will write that the first half of my career was […]

God: Refuge and Refugee

…when refuge seekers meet refuge givers, each gift God to the other.

Introduction to Ordinarytide

Here, we begin to understand with joy that the daily is impregnated with the divine…

The Feast of the Ascension

We’ve somehow missed that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus is not God’s “no” to creation, but rather His most emphatic “yes.”

Palm Sunday: What Makes for Peace

Jesus, knowing the kingdom of peace will be resisted with ferocious violence, weeps while the multitudes dance….

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