Good Friday musings, April 18, 2014

I am nursing a cold on this Good Friday so I am at home alone, rather than in the company of other pilgrims who mark this signpost of our faith by going to church. I have been reading a new book for Lent, God For Us, which is not only full of rich writing, but … Continue reading Good Friday musings, April 18, 2014

Amanda Todd has a lesson for us but it’s not online

It’s all too little too late for Amanda Todd. Where, I am wondering, were the 700,000 people who now express online ‘like’ for the teenager when she needed them most?  What use to her, really, are the 100 Facebook memorial pages set up in her memory? Across the country people are staging makeshift memorials for … Continue reading Amanda Todd has a lesson for us but it’s not online

Head east to ease escalating temperatures

Toronto is packing heat this summer in more ways than one. I am glad to have left the escalating temperatures, the kind that causes the mercury to skyrocket and humans to explode. The online Urban Dictionary, when explaining this slip of gangsta slang equates it with carrying a gun, usually a pistol. It also does … Continue reading Head east to ease escalating temperatures