Jephthah’s Daughters, a reflection on femicide in Canada

This morning (Jan. 30) CBC released an article highlighting the startling statistics from the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability. The report states that in 2018 148 women and girls were killed in 133 incidents. That means a woman or girl was killed every 2.5 days last year. An estimated 12 women and girlsContinue reading “Jephthah’s Daughters, a reflection on femicide in Canada”

A “Wild God” and the disruptive presence of the Spirit

Sometimes a wild god comes to the table. He is awkward and does not know the ways Of porcelain, of fork and mustard and silver. His voice makes vinegar from wine. When the wild god arrives at the door, You will probably fear him. He reminds you of something dark That you might have dreamt,Continue reading “A “Wild God” and the disruptive presence of the Spirit”

A Peninsula Divided

A theology student from Montreal visits the Korean DMZ with students from the Asian Pacific region to call for peace. This blog post was first published on the United Church of Canada’s Website by People in Partnership on November 14, 2018. In 2009, at the age of 19, my mother passed away from breast cancer.Continue reading “A Peninsula Divided”