What I don’t deserve

‘Go on get it, you deserve it!’ I feel uncomfortable around this phrase used to justify a splurge on anything from a piece of clothing to a vacation or some other thing. The deserve word is so subjective when we use it this way. Do I deserve an expensive dress more than a starving family needs food? Of…

Good Friday. Good News.

There’s an ocean between our family and our brothers, sisters, parents, nieces and nephews. It creates problems. We can’t get together at Christmas, Easter or birthdays, or pop round for a cup of tea and a chat. We can skype and FaceTime, which isn’t quite the same, but is a lifeline for us. Yesterday, in…

Where royalty meets the rest

Prince Edward Island seems to be where the paths of the Bicknells and the British royal family meet. Three years or so ago we managed to shake hands with Prince William. This morning just after we walked into The Rodd Hotel, on Kent Street,┬á for Christ Central Church Charlottetown’s morning meeting, what we thought was…