Monthly Archives: September 2010

Balancing Act

Online courses began September 7… that would be only 18 days ago and in one course alone there have been 593 post to date and the term does not end until about mid December. That is an average of 33 … Continue reading

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Passing through

The online course workload at the moment is intense…. reading posts, following the rules about posts… no more than 100 words, post at least twice on a thread but no more than four, engaging reading with posting and reading more … Continue reading

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Spiritual Direction

I am thinking about getting a Spiritual Director. My learning goals this year are going to be about personal spirituality and self-care and I feel this is the direction I am being pointed in. Anyone have any comments or suggestions? … Continue reading

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Affirmation

On every journey we take, it is always important to have those encouraging moments or words that make it worthwhile or further affirm for us that we are on the right track. I would just like to share such an … Continue reading

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Paul’s Social Network

Question: In light of this week’s reading and the maternal references in Paul’s letters, how would you describe Pauline leadership? Is it egalitarian, hierarchical, or, as Gaventa argues, might Pauline leadership be shaped by apocalyptic theology? Response: Paul and those … Continue reading

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Quantum Touch – Energy Healing

I have suffered from Plantar fasciitis for two years or so now and over the summer pain management and mobility were constant struggles especially since seven weeks of that time was in Halifax and everywhere you go there is a … Continue reading

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Paul’s Social Network

This semester I am taking the New Testament course ‘Paul’s Social Network’ with Sister Joan Campbell. A main component of the course will be looking at the women in Paul’s ministry and the roles they played. This being week one… … Continue reading

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New School Year

For quite a few people, tomorrow is the beginning of a new school year. It will be time to start junior kindergarten, start a new grade, start a new school, start highschool, start college or university or just start a … Continue reading

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What is the world coming to???

On Friday, I participated in a funeral service for one of my congregation members. I arrived at the funeral home early as I usually do to be available for the family and to centre myself for the service. As preparations … Continue reading

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Names

So, I am going to be a grandparent in March, 2011. The question has been asked… what do you want to be called?  I had not really given it much thought but now that the question has been asked, I … Continue reading

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