Dirt

Did you ever make mud pies as a kid?  No one instructed us or taught us, yet we instinctively followed our childhood imaginations and concocted those tremendous mud creations (usually when mom and dad were not paying attention). There is something so primal, animalistic and “down to earth” with mud.  It is sticky, gooey, sloppy, slimy,…

Life Giving Water

This coming Wednesday March 22nd is the United Nations World Water Day.  Every year it is about taking action to tackle the water crises that our world faces.  On the UN website it mentions today there are over 663 million people without a safe water supply close to home.  So many people spend countless hours…

Be Bold For Change

This past Wednesday March 8, 2017 was our annual International Women’s Day. It is a global day recognised by the United Nations that celebrates the cultural, economic, political and social achievements of women.  But the day is also very important to bring awareness that we still need to do better to bring about gender parity.…

Temptation

This Sunday marks the 1st Sunday of Lent, a time of personally preparing oneself during the 40 days that leads up to Easter.  We will be looking at the temptations that Jesus faced from the devil when he was alone in the wilderness based on Mathew 4:1-11. There are many verses on temptation in scripture. …