Gratitude Tree Practice 2021

A hands-on practice for cultivating gratitude Each fall as we consider the season of harvest, we take some time to make note of what we are thankful for. While we are certainly thankful for the beautiful MacIntosh apples that have come from our orchard growers in...

Spiritual Care Awareness Week 2021

Spiritual Care helps people find what matters most in challenging times. This week, October 17-23, is set aside as the week for Spiritual Care Awareness 2021. Spiritual Care is one of the ways of attending to what matters most to us. Spiritual Care helps us to ask our...

All emotions are welcome in prayer

Really, all emotions are welcome in prayer. Sometimes in the world of spiritual growing, we get the sense that it is not okay to have whatever feelings we have. Anger, impatience, jealousy, frustration, fear, boredom, compassion, consolation, passion, and delight (as...

Crucified between worry and regret

This week I’ve been thinking about getting stretched out, crucified, between worry and regret. The Psalms point to a posture of prayer as a helpful antidote to feeling crucified between worry and regret. A long time ago, in my small town Grade 8 Science class, Mr....

What is a Listening Practice or Lectio Divina?

Perhaps you’ve connected to one of our videos or podcasts where we welcome you to join us in a Faith at Home Listening Practice. If you haven’t yet, you could listen to Faith at Home on your favorite podcast player or you could browse here. There are lots of episodes...