Contributed on Feb 22, 2010
How did Holy Communion come about? What does its mean that we have been named as it beneficiaries?
“Gifts and Giggles from the Grave” That is the title of an internet article about wacky wills and bizzare bequests (money.aol.com). Here’s a sampling. Economist Jeremy Bentham left a large fortune to the University College in London on condition that his preserved corpse annually “attend” the board ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2010
Vitamin D pills give sun-starved Canadians the assurance they're still getting their daily recommeded amount of Vitamin D. God does something similar for us in Holy Coummunion. There he gives us a doze of Vitamin F...
They don’t look like much or usually taste like anything but they’re sure poular. In 2006 Canadians spent $1.8 billion on vitamins and other supplements (Montreal Gazette). That’s $54 for every man, woman, and child in Canada. If you’re eating well, you really ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2010
It is hard to understand how Jesus' body and blood is present with the bread and wine of Holy Communion but it shouldn't be difficult to believe - not when you consider who came up with Holy Communion...
“Why do I have to sweep?” “Because I said so.” If little sister has spoken the “Because I said so,” you might as well be a train that’s about to run over and flatten a penny. There’s no chance you’re going to submit to her authority is ...read more
Contributed on Apr 2, 2010
How does one prepare for Holy Communion? With a humble faith. The parable of the Prodigal Son will illustrate such a faith.
The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) held the grand opening of its hip new $88 million building in January. Were you invited to this black tie event? Neither was I. Then again I didn’t give a million dollars for the construction of the Gallery nor am I a friend of the mayor. Gallery openings are ...read more