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  • As she brings alive in her writing the evil of the villains, she balances this with the goodness and virtues of both the main characters and their friends and associates.

  • While this might not be the ultimate question, still it demands an answer of us.

  • "Reflecting on my great enjoyment of these three novels I wondered about its source.   I think what I find so interesting in these day-to-day human mysteries (in comparison to often complex, bizarre and dark mysteries of authors like J.K Rowling (aka Robert Galbraith) although I enjoy them as well)

  • Through the “art of the craft,” the director was able to help me to care about a person, a situation, and an illness that heretofore I knew next to nothing about."

  • If winter comes can spring be far behind?

  • To whom do we turn when we face misfortunes and failures?

  • " don’t know whether these arguments for the benefits of being a Dissectologist are true. I just know that doing puzzles is pleasant. " 

  • " Another part of this may simply involve young men learning to take responsibility for their lives and their situations, no matter where they find themselves "

  • "What I like about the series and A Vigil of Spies particularly is Robb’s skill in drawing characters. "

  • "The problem for our protagonist however is that he sees joy everywhere.   "

  • "Listen and pray along with the performers as they promise salvation for all, making the path to God’s salvation straight and smooth.  God WILL come!  "

  • "One that involves the tragedy that lurks around the corner for each one of us, when we are not aware of our own blindspots and areas of weakness. "

  • Read and listen! Codename C-VOID is an empty lonely infiltration expert codename COVID.

  • What do we hope will accompany us on our journey in life?

  • The poet asks: "What if all things do conspire for your good?"

  • We re reminded that "Recollection…our most precious heirloom" - something we too often forget.

  • What do Benjamin Franklin and Leonard Cohen have to do with the perfect bag?

  • Is there more to the dandelion than we might imagine?

  • "The results of their work have the spirit and sense of spontaneity of music produced ‘all of a sudden” in the kitchen and living room– an element always attractive to me in folk music. "

  • A cup of water and a new arrival to St John's from Labrador spark the start of a friendship.

  • " I was thinking at times: “He’s getting what he deserves.  His brothers are doing ok, and they lived through the same abandonment”.  These feelings of harshness towards Jesse gave me pause to think, reflect, and pray."

  • Listen now to a parable for our time.

  • "Craig Foster, a middle-aged photographer exhausted by his work filming the minute details of tracking wild animals in Africa, recovers at home by exploring the underwater kelp forest of False Bay. "

  • In our lifetime we face many decisions about our role. This poem asks where one more path will lead.

  • A meditation on funerals in the time of the pandemic.

  • A contemporary parable about life and life!

  • The meaning of true conversation according to the poet.

  • "Mary and Joseph adoring kneel" from Hans Memling's painting

  • "I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.” (Queen Victoria)

  • The various forms of "written writing" were the inspiration for this poem.

  • The story of Paul's conversion from "victorious villain" to "Apostles to the Gentiles."

  • Brahms Piano Concerto #1, d- Found in Adagio movement conductor: Claudio Arrau piano: Carlo Maria Giulini

  • A reflection on visiting the Jesuit cemetery in Guelph.

  • The following three poems were originally published in The Journal of Ontario Music Education Association

  • "So later, walking into the countryside where I go to commune with horses, I focus on just being one small moving part of the book that is ever unfolding, a letter in the great word instead of the word itself.  The horse tells me I am not the word when she stares at me so mysteriously. "If you were

  • "As the Resurrected Jesus became more accessible to the world So would we be more available and sensitive to others"

  • Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally.

  • Thomas' reaction on first meeting the Risen Christ.

  • "The stance and the expression of the infant Jesus reflects all of that profound theological mystery – that God loves us so much as to give us his only Son – and this was the result, his death and our eternal life."

  • What is it that makes for Spring in Winnipeg?

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