The only claim I have to some expertise on windmills is my ancestry. The Dutch have some 1,000-years of experience living in and around windmills, but some Ontarians now claim modern upgrades of these revolving machines are a threat to nearby humans and other creatures. Writing well on the subject requires considering the concerns expressed by dissenters while still keeping the bigger picture of the imperative for renewable energy in mind.
Kent Annan’s recent book, Slow Kingdom Coming: Practices for doing justice, loving mercy and walking humbly in the world, offers five practices for the work of justice-seeking: attention, confession, respect and partnering. Kent is co-director of the nonprofit organization Haiti Partners. He recently promoted this new book at the community-based restaurant 541 Eatery & Exchange in Hamilton, Ontario, among other Canadian venues.Login to View
“Our hope is to write music that, no matter where you may be in life, it connects with who you are as a person.”Login to View
That is sometimes the way we see the Kingdom of God, sifted through the world like the kings in a deck of cards. The King of Heaven may have a kind of power when we play a certain game called religion, but for the most part it is a rather invisible and private authority, one held closely in your hand so no one else sees, and played as a trump card when you run out of other options.
Christian Courier is pleased to announce the 2nd place winner of our 7th Annual Short Story Contest – Adult division.Login to View