Author: Susan Hook Czarnocki

How to apply the First Principle?

What do you suggest should be modalities for applying a universal prescription to the real world?

‘Promoting the worth and dignity of every person’ offers a fairly clear idea of what we should not be doing: discriminating against or excluding others, … read more.

The First Principle

Some Relevant History:

The cry of ‘Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité of the French Revolution in 1789, and the Declaration of Independence sent to the King of England from 13 trivial new world colonies in 1776, arose in a world where for roughly 1200 years, clan ties … read more.

At last! Canadian anthem is gender neutral

Last night the Canadian Senate passed a private-member’s bill making the National Anthem gender neutral.

Words will change from “in all thy son’s command” to “in all of us command” after royal assent.

 

Personally, I find this a great step forward for inclusiveness. When singing O Canada, … read more.

Comment on “Honouring the Cappuccinos”

After a very successful evening at a fund raising dinner for Child Haven International last Saturday, our congregation took the opportunity during our Sunday service to honour the close relationship we have had over the years with Bonnie and Fred Cappuccino.

Various members of the congregation … read more.