Author: Laurie Watt

30
Nov

Sharing the Light and its love

Today is St. Andrew’s Day. St. Andrew was one of the first two disciples Jesus called to help Him. And although we don’t generally celebrate “feasts of the saints”, we […]

20
Nov

Sharing and caring in downtown Barrie

Nothing can be so discouraging as reading the headlines: inflation, a lack of housing that’s affordable, cutbacks at the grocery store and rising costs all around us. Add that to […]

14
Nov

Breathing in and living in the present

Too often, our minds and our imaginations can run wild. And sometimes they take us down dark paths and into unsettling places. It can happen incredibly quickly. Worry sets in. […]

06
Nov

Sharing the flame of love of hope

It only takes a spark to get a fire going. That’s the opening line of a song that inspires us to share God’s love. And two people who inspire and […]

24
Oct

Mission is practical love

Practical Compassion. It’s the title of a book, published in August by Presbyterian World Service & Development to commemorate 75 years of working to help others through relief, development and […]

16
Oct

Changing lives and sharing hope in Malawi

For 39 years, the Presbyterian Church in Canada has been offering a helpful hand of love in Malawi. One of the church’s 73 people who have spent time in Malawi […]

10
Oct

Being thankful changes everything

Today is Thanksgiving Day in Canada. The skies are a bright blue, the trees robed in glorious colours and the prospect of sharing dinner with those we care about whets […]