5/02 2017

It’s life Jim….but not as we know it!

I have been reflecting on the concept life and how we value it. Sometimes it seems like the most important thing we posses and hold onto with every finger nail and fibre of our existence. Other times not so much! Is it the number ofREAD MORE

28/01 2017

Gift of Time part 2

How often have I heard myself say “I wish I had more time” or “I’m just too busy”

While I’m on the subject of a “gift of time” I was recently given one. I was flying between Reykjavik and LA on the return leg from theREAD MORE

19/01 2017

A Gift of Time

IMG_0204Something I find myself talking about on an almost daily basis, is the difference between how life appears to be lived and perceived and how it actually is-from my perspective anyway!Life it seems is not 80 plus years of suffering free existence, (not sure whereREAD MORE

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1/01 2017

New Year as a “God-bearer”

So this first day of a new year 2017. In many ways it is an arbitrary day, simply the beginning of a new 12 month cycle, and yet it is or can be a time to reflect. To reflect on what has happened in theREAD MORE

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24/12 2016

Emannuel-a new song

Something I haven’t done before is to write a Christmas song. Let’s face it there is no shortage of them already. It was only as I looked into Advent and Christmas this year and the mystery of the Incarnation, of Jesus as God actually becomingREAD MORE

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5/06 2016

Medical Aid in Dying

Tomorrow is the day that what is now known as “Medical Assistance in Dying” becomes legal in Canada. Euthanasia or Physician assisted suicide to the rest of the world. This despite the absence of legislation or the specifics of what this is going to lookREAD MORE

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14/03 2015

Holding Space

Great article with some real insight into the value of good end of life/ palliative care. Is a very insightful read.

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9/02 2015

Supreme Court of Canada decision

A sad day for Canada as the Supreme Court moves towards legalizing Physician Assisted Suicide. This is something we have known to be on the horizon for a while and now is a bit closer. It has felt like a body blow to those ofREAD MORE