Near the end of February 2018, I went on a two-week visit to my sister Carole who lives in New Smyrna Beach in Florida. It is nice to visit family and also enjoy some respite from the tough winter we had this year. I … read more.
Author Archives: Christopher Thomson
We honour the soldiers who battled on the front lines
Who sacrificed for a cause and their country
Even ending their time
War is filled with stories of great heroism and valour … but in itself is a shame
All sides claim to be righteous
Often even pray to … read more.
The Long-range Planning Committee tasked with exploring ways to expand the Lakeshore Unitarian Universalist Congregation‘s membership met on Monday, November 13. The committee is tasked with exploring ways to best deploy (or not) our financial and other resources. The meeting was well attended and … read more.
As part of our community’s on-going reflections on stewardship, we need to think not only about fundraising but also about how we spend our money. To this end, the Annual General Meeting in June 2017 adopted the following resolution:
To strike a committee to reflect on the uses … read more.
This past weekend, I was reminded about the significance of forgiveness and gratitude in my life. Saturday night, I attended Rob Lutes‘ launch of his new CD Walk in the Dark. Among the pieces he and his musicians performed was a short catchy tune … read more.
Last Sunday, 8 October 2017, our guest presenter was Father Bob Lemire, a retired Catholic priest. With great sincerity and authenticity, he shared his own story of how the discovery of the message of Jesus Christ came to him in his difficult years as a … read more.
SETTING THE SCENE
Religion, including our own UU faith, may be seen, as Rev. Carly Gaylor told us two weeks ago, as offering time out from the usual business of life by coming to a sanctuary Sunday morning and ‘finding ourselves’ within a community offering both … read more.