Category Archives: Blog

One: Rest

A retreat aims at restoring health, energy and inspiration with a little rest. Last week I was on retreat with my daughter in a beautiful setting not far from where we live. The Mount Carmel Spirituality Centre, just north of Stony Plain provided comfortable shelter, essential amenities and an abundance of peace. Choosing calm Allergies […]

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One: Preparation

Preparation, no matter how well organized, can go astray. Mice and … well, you know. Stress causes cold sores. At least in me. I did enjoy the holidays. And last week has been productive. I just forgot to look at my schedule before I said yes. Of course, applying for a show does not guarantee […]

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One: Shipping

T’is the season to ship to Vancouver. The Federation of Canadian Artists offer an array of different competitions in which its members are invited to participate. I have taken a bit of a hiatus from this smorgasbord recently because of the intense local activity requiring no shipping. Something different What has stumped me on this […]

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One: Merry Christ mas

”Whenever the material and the spiritual coincide, there is the Christ. Jesus fully accepted that human-divine identity and walked it into history. Henceforth, the Christ “comes again” whenever we are able to see the spiritual and the material coexisting, in any moment, in any event, and in any person.” Richard Rohr, Daily Meditations,3 December 2018. Christ’s incarnation […]

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One: Advent

Advent is a time of preparation. Christians believe God came in human form, born in a manger, helpless and dependent. My Christmas card this year symbolizes this gift. The gift of incarnation has had theologians stumped for about two thousand years. A few mystics and side-lined thinkers have provided some insight into the mystery. They […]

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