Saturday Prayer

Lord, this has been an unusual weekAnd the oddness continuesWith posts vanishing into the etherEven though I know they were writtenAnd Bernie in his mittensAppearing in the strangest placesAnd Twitter and FacebookMaking unexpected changes But through it allOne thing is constantOne thing never changesAnd for that I am gratefulFor your love I am gratefulFor your… Read More

Saturday Prayer

November is often a difficult month, Lord,For many people in the northern hemisphereSummer is well and truly overAnd the best of the fall colours are also finishedDaylight Savings Time has endedAnd the early sunriseDoesn’t really make upFor the darkening evenings In November we remember Long summer daysAnd gentle summer nightsAnd we miss themThese days we… Read More

Saturday Prayer

We are starting to reopen slowly in Qu├ębec after months of isolation and lockdown. I am now able to visit people in long-term care residences, but under very strict protocols. In the time BP (before pandemic), we held a weekly worship service in one of the residences on Wednesdays, but that hasn’t happened since March.… Read More

Saturday Prayer

We are now entering our 8th week of confinement and there are words in my vocabulary which I have never heard before, let alone used. We talk about quarantine and self-isolation and social distancing as though these things were normal. If we meet at all, it is through Zoom or Skype or FaceTime. We cannot… Read More