I Saw Jesus Lying on a Street Bench

I Saw Jesus Lying on a Street Bench

I heard Jesus was lying on a bench out on the streets in downtown Hamilton, Ontario. People had called the police. So I wanted to go see him. I was in Hamilton for my first trip to launch my new book. These trips are always a gift, and I have many of them planned over...
I’ll Miss You, Aunt Donna-Jean

I’ll Miss You, Aunt Donna-Jean

My Aunt Donna-Jean died last week. She was a wonderful aunt. Quite what you would hope for in an aunt: she believed I was much smarter, braver, and handsomer than I actually am. And then over a lifetime I think her belief did actually help me become just a little...

My Hypocrisy, To Dust?

“From dust you were formed, to dust you shall return.” Those are the Ash Wednesday words. Ashes were rubbed in a cross on my forehead. Maybe on yours too. I gave up soda for Lent. The weeks leading up were busy. Ash Wednesday was here; I hadn’t given...