Life Happens

len on August 26th, 2017

A year ago, as I finished the first draft of Broken Futures, I wrote in the acknowledgements: “Yesterday I stood in a new doorway – one I created with a hammer and a crow-bar. I first had to expose the ancient plaster and lathe on the interior wall of our 100 year old home, and […]

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len on January 2nd, 2017

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len on October 5th, 2016

I’ve spent nearly a hundred hours in the air since Aug 14 — so I am now feeling personally responsible for climate change! It’s too much in so short a time, although the trips themselves were worth it. Elizabeth and I arrived in England in the early morning of the 17th. We spent four days […]

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len on August 16th, 2016

Out to the west to a beach yesterday – Muriwai – and then up on the cliffs to view the Gannet colonies. Beautiful spring day at around 15 C.

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len on November 25th, 2015

As the Christmas season approaches, I round up the ingredients for my annual Christmas cake project. I discovered I have all the spices needed, but I’m a little short on Napoleon brandy and grape jelly… A trip to the LCBO fixed that, and the jelly seems mostly for color anyway. In the search for the […]

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len on September 19th, 2015

Off to Hong Kong this week with this great crew from George Fox Seminary. A learning journey and exposure to one of the great cities of the world – with all its complexity, gifts and challenges. I’ll be presenting the first chapter of “Broken Futures” there and when I get back I will likely post […]

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len on August 19th, 2015

I didn’t plan a blogging absence — but we bought an old house in Port Arthur and all my spare time has been invested in framing, wiring, tearing out lathe and plaster, more wiring, trips to the hardware store… you get the picture. We also did two weeks holidays — and I haven’t been reading […]

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len on March 11th, 2015

On Sunday we headed south of the line into Minnesota, on our way to Lutsen, just south of Grand Marais. It’s a forty minute drive to the border, then another hour to Lutsen. Previously we have always stayed in Grand Marais, a quaint fishing village and artist’s hangout just south of Grand Portage. This time […]

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len on December 4th, 2014

SYNOPSIS — DOMINION. Vol.1. 240 pages. Dr. Tom Woodward is the Director of NASA/AMES Research Center, and finds himself in the active nucleus of a scientific storm. When Tom Woodward meets Drs. Chris and Lisa Torrance at the University of Washington, he discovers that Chris has experienced an instantaneous ‘jump’ in space-time, combining a genetic […]

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len on October 30th, 2014

Jesus says, “My sheep hear my voice.” Every believer — every person who has the Holy Spirit — hears from the Lord. But it doesn’t take very long on the journey before you discover that some have greater bandwidth! It literally feels like a mechanical issue – like its encoded in DNA, with no reference […]

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