Affinity & Solidarity

Last month, I had the privilege of attending the Ontario Generous Space Retreat for the first time. It was also my first GS retreat as a member of the team since coming on in January as Co-Director of Community alongside Beth. It was an incredible (though demanding) time of connecting with and serving a cross-section…

Own Your Story

On the first Wednesday of the month, we publish blog posts written by members of our Generous Space Community. This piece is by Kat Scarlett, a member of the St. Catharines, ON Generous Space Group.   This year was my first year attending the Ontario Generous Space Retreat. It was a divine experience to say…

New Wine Skins

I find myself often pondering Jesus’ declaration that all the law and the prophets are fulfilled as we love God and love our neighbours. In Matthew 7: 12, Jesus says it this way, “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the…

Go In Peace

A few years ago, I came across a beautiful benedictory song called “Go In Peace” by Sam Baker. I found this version (below) performed by Caroline Forbes, which I put to these images. Here are the lyrics: Go in peace Go in kindness Go in love Go in faith Leave the day The day behind…

Queering Biblical Womanhood

  On the first Wednesday of the month, we publish blog posts written by members of our Generous Space Community. This piece is by Vivian Gietz, a member of our Vancouver Generous Space Group.   “She is clothed in strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.” – Proverbs 31:25    …

The Feast of Easter

John 20: 11 – 18 “Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?” “They have…

Of Blood and Water

John 19: 31 – 37 “Now it was the day of Preparation, and the next day was to be a special Sabbath. Because the Jewish leaders did not want the bodies left on the crosses during the Sabbath, they asked Pilate to have the legs broken and the bodies taken down. The soldiers therefore came…