You Are Held and So Am I

You are held, as am I.  I don’t have to hold onto God, God holds onto me.  A lot of silence in this. I look at others and I think. You are held, as am I. Not, I have a handle on God. Now a get into the river and lay on my back and …

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You Are Storied and So Am I

Your are storied, as am I. I look at others and I think, you have a story. As do I. Not, I have a more important or a better story. The first time I went into confession I had to disclose 46 years of story: all my short-comings and failings.   I thought I’d be …

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Statement Made to Judge Affleck of the Supreme Court of British Columbia Three Months After My Arrest at the Gates of Kinder Morgan for Protesting the Tripling of the Trans Mountain Pipeline

Your Honour, I want to tell you about the day in March that I stood at the gates outside of Kinder Morgan attempting, as the evidence has accurately established, to block access to the construction of a pipeline that I oppose.  The police records and the Crown’s argument tell one side of the story. I’m …

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All the Reasons Why Not To Become Catholic and Why I Did Anyway

As an outpost dweller when it comes to religion (in my case Christian/Catholic) I know how susceptible I am to converting. Outpost dwellers are naturally curious about “the other” and for that reason often see the lure of another tradition or cause, religious or otherwise. At least that’s the way it is for me.  I …

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