Tag: Optimism

  • The speed of trust

    This is a reflection I wrote for and delivered during a service at First United Church recognizing Indigenous People’s Day in 2024.

  • God Between Us

    My onetime roommate and friend Shawn came to visit Ottawa a couple of weeks ago. I know a few Shawns, and more than one of them have been my roommate. So, to be clear, I lived with this Shawn for six months just prior to moving in with Brigitte, and immediately before the COVID epidemic…

  • 1.48 degrees

    I’ve been worried about the environment for a long time. In fact, my concerns about the environment were the root for what was likely the most significant crisis in my life. It was a long time ago. More than 33 years. When I was in high school I joined the first environmental club ever formed…