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Karen SimonOpinion

Sunday School Attendance Card

Who remembers their Sunday School attendance cards? One of the readers of Anglican Life, Karen Simon (of Margaree Fox-Roost) sent in this one that belonged …

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Melanie ClarkeColumns

Welcome Back to Church!

Recently, a cousin of mine, brought my mother an old article he had saved from 1988. The article was from The Churchman, what is today …

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The Rev’d Michael LiColumns

Fill the Earth and Subdue It

God is God; humans are not gods. God created the inhabitants of the sea and the birds, as well as humans. Since humans are created …

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Kevin SmithColumns

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

When a person dies, it is a sad occasion. Family members have to come to grips with carrying on living without their loved one and …

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The Rev'd Jonathan RoweColumns

When You’re Not Okay

In February, I had a mental health crisis: what we used to call a ‘mental breakdown’. As far as crises go, mine was pretty minor, …

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Claude RobertsLetter To The Editor

Letter to the Editor

Hello, As a subscriber to the Anglican Life paper each month for many years, I have always enjoyed the submissions of clergy and readers at …

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Ford MatchimColumns

Reasonable and Probable Grounds to Believe

No God in essence renders our human status to that of any other living creature—say that of an earthworm. If no God, why indeed, in …

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The Rt. Rev'd John WattonCentral Newfoundland

Surrounded With Light From the Past

Our superb Anglican Life Editor, Emily, makes sure that we bishops have a schedule for our columns. Faithfully, nearer the time the piece is due, …

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Ellen ReidJune 2022

What I Shall Do This Summer

This summer I shall stand under a archway of pine trees and listen as the wind whistles through the branches. I shall stand on the …

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The Rev’d James SpencerColumns

Essential Stillness

Sometimes we all need to experience stillness. It’s not an easy thing to do in today’s world. It seems that even when we’re alone we’re …

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