Jul
17
2017

"Canada 150 & Me "- O Canada, eh?

Posted by Richard Grover in Our Daily Lives

"Canada 150 & Me" is igNation's celebration of Canada's birthday. Read what our contributors have to say about being Canadian and what it means to them. Today, one Canadian talks of his awareness of First Nations people.

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Jan
27
2017

Some Thoughts About Silence

Posted by Richard Grover in Our Culture

With a background in history, political studies and social justice, Richard Grover goes to the movies.

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Nov
25
2016

Advent: Preparing The Way

Posted by Richard Grover in Our Seasons

Richard Grover explains why he loves Advent more than Christmas.

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Sep
26
2016

Christian Existentialism and Reluctance to Talk about God

Posted by Richard Grover in Our Spirituality

"How do you experience/see/meet God in your own daily life? Do you ever talk to people about your experiences of God? Are these two questions too personal for you? If it is true that God created each of us, and knows and loves us individually, then perhaps some people think that their experiences of God would not be of interest to other people."

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Jul
8
2016

Congratulations on Your Retirement. Now what?

Posted by Richard Grover in Our Daily Lives

"Confucius apparently said "Chose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life." I taught history and religion at St. Paul's High School, an all boys senior high school in Winnipeg operated by the Jesuits. It was not always roses and the students were certainly not all angels, but I really enjoyed my 40 years of teaching. However, 10 years after retiring I still worry about what I should be doing."

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Apr
7
2016

"The World is a Book . . ."

Posted by Richard Grover in Our Daily Lives

St. Augustine wrote: "Travel is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." Today's post recounts some of the experiences of one couple who are reading well beyond that first page.

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