A Sonnet and a Song for The Feast of Christ the King

Today is the last Sunday of the Church calendar-year before she starts fresh next Sunday, rehearsing (re-harrowing) the great gospel story beginning with Advent. To commemorate…

Off to the JUNOS!

Friday afternoon Nance and I leave for “the Rock” – St. John’s Newfoundland – to attend this year’s JUNO Awards. For those of you living below the 49th parallel – the JUNOs are Canada’s music industry award much like the Grammy’s are in the States…

Home from California to “My Winnipeg”

When I left for California last week, it was roughly -30 celcius with knee-high snow. I returned Monday to slightly warmer temperatures (-18 C) and slightly more snow. As much as I love California, it is great to be home in the city and the land that I love….

For the Journey

      For the Journey – Music and Lyric by Steve Bell For my Godsons: Joe-Michelle Fontaine and Will Gibbs  May the Lord bless and keep you May His face shine upon you May His graciousness be like an endless stream May the Lord show His favour To your house and your neighbor Until last remaining […]

Peace Prayer

  Peace Prayer   – Music and Lyric John Foley, SJ © 1976 John Foley and New Dawn Music Lord make me a means of Your Peace Where there’s hatred grown Let me sow Your love Where there’s injury Lord Let forgiveness be my sword Lord make me a means of Your Peace Lord make me […]

Fresh and Green

     Fresh and Green – Music and Lyric by Steve Bell adapted from Psalm 92 Fresh and green we will remain Bearing fruit to a ripe old age Happy to tell about Your name A blessed endeavour The righteous flourish like the palm And grow like the cedars of Lebanon Planted in the courts of […]

Unto the Least of These

Unto the Least of These Music and Lyric by Mary-Kathryn © 2000 Elements of Praise BMI When you visit a friend And take hold of her hand And your show her a smile Ease the pain for awhile When a stranger walks by And you look in his eyes See the Saviour is there For […]

What Kind of Love is This

What Kind of Love is This Music and Lyric by Bryn and Sally Hayworth © 1983 Kingsway Thankyou Music Rights in the western hemisphere administered by EMI Christian Music Pub. What kind of love is this That gave itself for me I am the guilty one Yet I go free What kind of love is […]

Done Made My Vow

Done Made My Vow – Author Unknown Done made my vow to the Lord And I never will turn back I will go I shall go To see what the end will be Done opened my mouth to the Lord And I never will turn back I will go I shall go To see what […]

All the Diamonds

All the Diamonds Music and Lyric by Bruce Cockburn © 1975 Golden Mountain Music Corp. (SOCAN) From the album Simple Songs All the diamonds in this world That mean anything to me Are conjured up by wind and sunlight Sparkling on the sea Ran aground in a harbour town Lost the taste for being free […]