Tag Archives: Canada

Guest post on hospitality — Jeff Doucette

This gallery contains 8 photos.

Jeff Doucette, a United Church of Canada pastor, Enniskillen Tyrone United Church in Bowmanville, Ontario, wrote a morning prayer for Casa which is an ecumenical and international online church. I am grateful for the permission to publish it here. Jeff … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Our neighbors care about us — Guest Post by Richard Bott

Richard Bott, of the Canadian Pacific coast, wrote this to me: Soooo… this came out of my fingers this morning. I don’t think it’s mine to post, but I needed to share it with someone. In constant prayer for you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

For Toronto, for Canada

O Toronto!¬†We mourn your city streets — the broken lives, the silenced words, heartbeats. With saddened hearts we send our prayers, for those who grieve and those who fear both far and near. O Toronto, you stand for so much … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

Place in me a star — Epiphany wish.

Richard Bott, remarkable poet and liturgist of British Columbia, wrote this poem for Epiphany last year. I loved it so much that I saved it for this year! Place in me a star, my God, that I might burn brightly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 3 Comments

Celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving

I invited six Canadians I know from the book A Child Laughs: Prayers of Justice and Hope that Maria Mankin and I just finished editing in the spring to share something for Canadian Thanksgiving. Some sent photographs and some sent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Evening prayer for Lent

Katherine Burgess, of Quebec City, Canada, wrote this prayer in February and I asked to publish it as an evening prayer for Lent. You may want to pray it tonight as we move into Lent or tomorrow evening after Ash … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Some small quiet words by Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith sent this poem to share … what she calls some small quiet words in the wake of the United States presidential election, but appropriate for all situations. She writes, “These are words I posted yesterday on my blog … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment