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Ray's Blog: May 2010

Pastors, Business People And Spiritual Directors

On Monday the Doctorate in Ministry students had a special meal and I lectured on Celic models and new monasticism.'I am one of 20 pastors in the 3,200 member Chinese church' said one student. Several led Pentecostal churches. The Ghanese founder of a revival church was so humble...

Posted at 12:27pm on 27th May 2010

Thin Places In Toronto?

Last time I led a retreat in Canada I invited retreatants, who had visited 'thin places' such as Iona and Lindisfarne in another country, to make a list of Canada's thin places, where the gap between earth and heaven is thin. They mentioned a few Indian sacred places, and...

Posted at 11:42am on 24th May 2010

Thin Places In Toronto?

Last time I led a retreat in Canada I invited retreatants, who had visited 'thin places' such as Iona and Lindisfarne in another country, to make a list of Canada's thin places, where the gap between earth and heaven is thin. They mentioned a few Indian sacred places, and...

Posted at 11:39am on 24th May 2010

Sparking Connections In Toronto

I thought I worked hard back home until I came here to Tyndale University College and Seminary, Toronto, to give four 85 minutes lectures each day this week on themes such as 'How Pagan Ireland became a land of saints and scholars', 'How the Irish birthed an English church', ''Celtic...

Posted at 18:58pm on 20th May 2010

Celtic Chickens And Ascension Day In Kaslo, British Columbia

I drove six hours between snow-capped mountains, on deer-frequented roads which require cars to have snow chains between October and April, over the 1,200m Monashee Pass, across Arrow Lake on a ferry, to the small town of Kaslo, where Karen and Dirk Pidcock were my generous hosts. Dirk has Voyager...

Posted at 19:45pm on 14th May 2010

Volcanic Ash, Canada And Mr. Lind

Volcanic ash grounded Glasgow planes. I left a day early, trained to London, took a cheap hostel in Southall and vowed never again to heave a month's luggage in three bags up and down so many steps. (Where's the monastic rhythm? I tried to step up rhythmically like...

Posted at 13:17pm on 10th May 2010
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