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Create your Own Sunshine!

Sister Doreen’s Reflections One of the smiling discoveries of some profound encouragement for reflection has been the little packages of Splenda … and the message written on the backside of the package. Today as I

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We Need an Eraser!

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.” (Meister Eckhart) I began to read Dag Hammarskjold’s book called “Markings” again after a long time had passed since my first reading

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The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth

By the Rev. Simon Li Luke 1:39-57             Since the start of the pandemic, our Parish of St. John Willowdale has had, similar to many parishes, quite a number of deaths, which is sad.  Also in

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Tapping Into Our “Chi”: A Qi Gong Quiet Day

Retreat format:          In personDate:                           July 13th , 2024Registration Fee:        $30 if you bring your lunch; $50 if you have lunch with the Sisters. Associates: $25 if you bring your lunch; $45 if you have lunch

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Nothing – Not One Thing

May Anglican Church Calendar theme “All Things Created” reflection. The Message translation of the month of May Church Calendar scripture theme: John 1:3 “Everything was created through God: nothing – not one thing! – came

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She Flies On

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Jesus said;: “And when the Holy Spirit comes on you, you will be able to be my witnesses … to the ends of the world.” (Acts 1:8) … and Peter quotes from

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Rising to a Higher Level!

Sister Doreen’s Reflections May 9th – the 40th day after Easter – is the Feast of the Ascension, and most churches will celebrate this Feast on Sunday May 12th. The dictionary meaning of the word

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