Special gifts

A core member of The Dale community, “Ted” has been absent for quite a while, as he’s been recovering from surgery. We’ve been missing him, and his absence is especially felt on Sundays. Today was the first Sunday service he’s been able to attend in two months, and we were all thrilled to see him,… Continue reading Special gifts

Joanne and the Virgin Mary

As we launch into Advent, I thought I’d share a note that I wrote on facebook a few years ago (back when people wrote notes!) Here are my thoughts from November 22, 2012: Over the last couple of days, I’ve been reflecting on my friendship with Joanne, a tall, beautiful, trans-gendered, aboriginal woman who very… Continue reading Joanne and the Virgin Mary