BLOG: Gillian Kantor
Many of us are trapped in a fallacy – one that propels us into despair and robs us of confidence. The falsehood? We believe that if we really understood God’s love for us, if we really grasped the truths of hope and unconditional love, then we would never have dark days, never feel sadness or more
I was recently introduced to a new way of thinking – well, not to an entire change in my way of considering life but certainly of looking at a particular Scripture verse: For I the Lord your God am a jealous God, punishing children for the iniquity of parents, to the third and fourth generation more
We all have our stories: about where we’ve been, where we are, and how we got there. The stories of our life journeys are fascinating and help piece together the puzzle of God’s work and his plan for our lives. And to hear Paul Quist tell his story is to be convicted by the hand more
Of making many books there is no end. – Ecclesiastes 12:12 I found this Scripture verse, funnily enough, during my reading research for the second season of Salt + Light’s book show, Word for Word. Of making many books there is no end, and I felt like I was wading through them all, trying to more
The Church graciously gives to us so many gifts. Through the Sacraments, through the liturgies, through guided prayer and meditation, we are given powerful moments to grow in our spirituality and we are offered this gift of faith. But gifts come not only from moments but through people. And the Church has certainly given us more
As Salt + Light prepares to travel to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for the Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Donald Bolen, we invite you to share with us your thoughts and prayers for him. As laity, we can only imagine both the great responsibility and humility that comes with this call of leadership and service. But as faithful more
There’s just something about people from the prairies. Maybe it is the familiarity, and the feeling that everyone is a neighbour. Or it is the humility that comes from knowing their place under the grandeur of the endless sky. Perhaps it is the gentleness of the people who see life begin with just one kernel more
Many mothers know the value of a time out for their little ones – a few minutes for a rangy toddler to sit, calm down, think about the action that led them to the time out in the first place, and start again. But do many mothers know the value of a time out for more
Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear. Ephesians 4:29 Four letter words of the expletive variety have never really been part of my vocabulary. Sure, I knew more
Roll up your sleeves and get ready to work – there’s a big job ahead that will certainly involve some seat, toil, and heartache. But the end result? Well, the job itself as assigned by Pope John Paul II, is to build a Civilization of Love so I think that speaks for the end product more