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6 01, 2020

Epiphany Matthew 2:1-12 (Ven. Allan Carson)

By |2020-01-06T09:26:35-08:00January 6th, 2020|Sermons|0 Comments

This morning we celebrate Epiphany. People can have an epiphany about many things. To have an epiphany means that the person received a sudden understanding or a clearer perception about something. People studying math are often hoping for an epiphany. Another way to talk about an epiphany is to say the light has dawned, or [...]

15 03, 2018

Being Honest About Racism

By |2018-03-15T08:19:52-07:00March 15th, 2018|Ponderings|0 Comments

This article appeared in 'the light magazine' written by Marion Van Driel based on an interview with The Rev. Allan Carson. March is designated Anti-Racism Month in Canada. In a country as diverse as ours, and in a time when we are welcoming more new Canadians than ever, treating newcomers with respect and dignity is [...]

16 04, 2017

Fake news and alternative facts

By |2017-04-16T19:33:02-07:00April 16th, 2017|Ponderings|0 Comments

In a world of "fake news" and "alternative facts" We are living in a time when there seems to be an increase in uncertainty and chaos. The doomsday clock people have moved the hands closer to midnight. Closer to the end for humanity. Where are we to put our hope? In humanity or in something [...]

3 10, 2016

Stone Cold Dead as I Stepped out of the Womb

By |2016-11-21T06:34:31-08:00October 3rd, 2016|Ponderings|0 Comments

  That is a line from Bod Dylan’s song “Saved”. The line affirms and makes the traditional proclamation of original sin – that we are born hard wired for sin. Not a popular concept these days. Actually, I don’t think that has ever been a popular concept. People prefer Sarah McLachlan’s line ” ’cause we [...]

8 06, 2016

Ride Reflections

By |2016-11-21T06:34:31-08:00June 8th, 2016|Ponderings|0 Comments

The Roller Coaster When I was younger I use to love riding a roller coaster. Although I was not a fan of heights so I hated that first climb up the rather high hill before you were let go for the twists and turns until you came to rest at the end of the ride. [...]