A little late

St. Luke’s Anglican church on Nassau Street in downtown Winnipeg won’t be ignored. This summer the church has started ringing the bell in their stubby tower. It is now an aural chronometer for the neighbourhood. By helping us tell the time, the bells harken back to...

Riding after the horsemen

I think the church’s urge to help after international emergencies or in the face of global absolute poverty needs to be tempered by humility. The frequent – and perhaps understandable – desire to do something when confronted by televised disasters...

Abandonment

Southern Saskatchewan tour A forgotten land.   Abandoned long ago to weeds, scrub and bugs. The early settlers who gave up their westward push in this area put roots into ground hard enough to crush their dreams and their seed. And this hard scrabble place cowering...