Monthly Archives: February 2009

Sunk in God like a Fish in the Sea

by Richard Long, Today we refer you to the daily installment from Inward/Outward for a creative way to think about prayer. Mystics, trying to tell us of their condition, often say that they feel ‘sunk in God like a fish … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking Bill C-268

by Richard Long,     Today in the House of Commons, Bill C-268, a private members bill championed by Joy Smith of Kildonan-St. Paul  was introduced and began it’s initial debate.   This is a bill that we have been doing … Continue reading

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Question Period or Accusation Period?

by Terry Long         Well here we are just 6 weeks into the 2009 Government and already there is some “loss of decorum” in the House of Commons Question Period.  This is a little disappointing seeing as the beginning of January … Continue reading

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The Deeps – a Puritan Prayer of Repentance

By Richard Long     Since it is Ash Wednesday, it seems appropriate to feature a prayer that gives words to a deeper repentance that many millions are entering into today for the next 40 days.  Here’s one that comes from … Continue reading

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40 Days for Life

  by Kirsten Harty It’s back!! Life-loving citizens of Ottawa are tenacious in their prayers for the protection of the unborn, and they wanted another 40 Days for Life back in their community, only three months after the last event … Continue reading

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Day by Day (the original prayer)

by Richard Long,       I have found that one of the most enriching ways to deepen my prayer life is to meditate on and repeat the prayers of great men and women througout the ages.  The one below was adapted … Continue reading

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Join the Gadite Track

by Richard Long,    Our good friends at Cityscape Prayer have extended the deadline to join their mentoring program until Feb. 27th.  That means more of you can take advantage of this unique opportunity.  Here’s their recent press release … … Continue reading

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The Real Story on Canada’s Economy – You Need to Read This!

by Terry Long     Got a few minutes?  You need to read this.   It is from the United States published earlier this week Feb. 16 in the Worldview section of Newsweek.  It is an article called “Worthwhile Canadian Initiative”.  Sure our economy … Continue reading

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Obamamania? What About Harpermania?

by Terry Long      According to the newspaper headlines, Obamamania has arrived.   It is hard to describe, but there is definitely a buzz in the air here in Ottawa.  Maybe it is because of all the “Obama Fans”.  Bus loads have come from … Continue reading

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Get Ready, Obama is Coming!

by Terry Long        Ottawa is getting ready for the President of the United States and it is involving lots of special preparations.  On Parliament Hill for example, all public tours are cancelled, the boutique is closed and the centre block facility … Continue reading

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