Entries from August 2010

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

The Seen and the Unseen

A few weeks ago I stood with my mother at Dad’s grave in the city of Winnipeg, Canada. It was the first time I had been back since we buried him there six years ago. My Mom, 83, is still quite active. It meant a lot to share this graveside moment with her, although we […]

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Cowards into Brave Men

Winston¬† Churchill was possibly the greatest political leader of the 20th century, a modern day Cyrus of sorts. He loved the hymns of the Church of England and professed a belief in Christianity, although perhaps not in the¬† evangelical sense we would understand it. Yet his passion for good against evil, his soaring rhetoric and […]