Noticings… (Weekly Spiritual Reflection)

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Noticings – February 28, 2024

Sweaty Evangelism”Oh, it wasn’t for church…” Last weekend we visited our son in Ottawa to celebrate his 30th birthday. It was a great weekend featuring an art gallery, skating at city hall, and a couple of lovely dinners out. Our weekend concluded with a brunch with some of our wonderful old Ottawa friends that we…

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Noticings – February 14, 2024

Syrup to Ashes”You are marked in love.” What a joy it was to have to scramble to set up additional tables to accommodate the diners who arrived to partake in our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper last night. As always, the Men’s group did a fantastic job, and a delightful time was had by all….

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Noticings – February 7, 2024

Essentials”Something is more important than music!” This coming Sunday February 11th we’ll be having another ‘all praise and worship music’ service. We had one back in November, and we’ll have a couple more before June. If I had my druthers (see last week’s sermon!) I think I might actually reverse this pattern. If I was…

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Noticings – January 31, 2024

Connections”How’s that for a small world?!” Recently my spouse and I had the director of the community choir we sing in and their spouse over for dinner. We are just one year into the choir, so we are still getting to know these new friends. As our dinner conversation flowed on we discovered a remarkable…

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Noticings – January 24, 2024

Quick-Fix vs Process”Faith needs you!” I very nearly purchased another new guitar pedal last night. I probably still will do so, but I’m going to hold off for a little bit. As I did more reading about the sound issue I was trying to address with the new machine I learned that there are several…

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Noticings – January 17, 2024

Called to Music”This is my great epiphany.” It’s the Season of Epiphany, and as many of you already heard, I’ve had a doozie! I actually had it through the Autumn, but wanted to be absolutely certain before I spoke of it. An epiphany is an awakening to a new idea that leads one to a…

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