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Deserted Garden

March 1, 2020
Now that I have lived on the West Coast for nearly 11 years I have adjusted fairly well to the seasons on this island. I expect rainy winters and I…

Awestruck

February 23, 2020
A couple years ago I decided that I was going to try to see 200 different bird species in North America. Nearly all my trips that year centred around going…

Anger Management

February 16, 2020
In 1939 Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg were working on a musical score for an upcoming movie. Five minutes into the movie the main character fails to get her Aunt,…

Fasting for Faith

February 9, 2020
Last year the Federal Government unveiled the new and “improved” Canadian Food guide. Gone where the days of the four food groups which had remained essentially unchanged since 1977. Instead…

25th Anniversary

January 26, 2020
With the help of  June Kuhn, our church archivist, we were able to track down the very first sermon ever preached at Comox Valley Presbyterian Church. Now, this was before…

Can I get a witness?

January 19, 2020
We have all been there. We have all been at a gathering of people, a dinner party say, and as you are introduced to people, inevitably the question of, “and…

2020 Vision

January 5, 2020
I always find that there is something refreshing about the beginning of a new year. I'm not one to do resolutions although I do try set goals or intentions for…

Responding in Faith

December 22, 2019
There are approximately 40 hymns or carols in our current Book of Praise in the section called, “Christmas”, of that 40 about 25 are fairly well known and we sing…

Peace in a time of Unrest

December 8, 2019
A while back, while in the middle of a really stressful week, my Mom texted me and asked, “is there anything I can do to help?” I snarkly replied, “put…

Ready or Not

December 1, 2019
The house we lived in when I was about 6 or 7 years old had a large lamp post out front. While this detail was often insignificant to me most…