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November 2015

Healing with Mother Nature

By Carolyn Pogue

Gardening gives veterans a 'fighting chance'

October 2015

'Cool old squash'

By Carolyn Pogue

It's back to the future with seeds of hope

October 2015

Waking up to Gaia’s call

By Carolyn Pogue

By working with diverse communities across old boundaries, we will get it right for Earth

September 2015

'Draw the circle wide'

By Carolyn Pogue

The Syrian refugee crisis reminds us that no one should stand alone

September 2015

Sacred spaces, critical decisions

By Carolyn Pogue

Do you know how your nearest learning centre is faring?

July 2015

To live with respect in Creation

By Carolyn Pogue

Writing by a tree helps people to remember our deep connection to the planet, physically and spiritually

July 2015

Hard family truths

By Carolyn Pogue

Some people pass on learned violence while many others turn their world around

June 2015

'Consider the lilies of the field'

By Carolyn Pogue

UnRavel helps me rethink clothes

May 2015

Resurrection hope

By Carolyn Pogue

Lois Wilson showed us a fierce and tender church

May 2015

Alberta election

By Carolyn Pogue

Nellie McClung, were you watching?

April 2015

Watching for resurrections

By Carolyn Pogue

Easter isn't a single day; it's an entire season

April 2015

The Palace

By Carolyn Pogue

The Holy Week story begs many questions and imaginings

March 2015

The power of story

By Carolyn Pogue

Narratives become alive once we invite them into our hearts and minds

March 2015

Lenten walk

By Carolyn Pogue

This season invites us to take much-needed steps with each other

February 2015

Rolling the dice

By Carolyn Pogue

Research shows that gambling is unhealthy, so why do public leaders continue to promote it?

February 2015

'You can't do this alone'

By Carolyn Pogue

We're rooted together in this brief borrowed paradise

January 2015

A good place to visit

By Carolyn Pogue

Winnipeg has taken the lead in areas that are important to us all

December 2014

Call for the midwives

By Carolyn Pogue

Justice cries in the birthing rooms  

December 2014

Blessed be our teachers

By Carolyn Pogue

Because you lack inexperience, 'let a child teach you'

November 2014

Grandma’s desk

By Carolyn Pogue

Sometimes, words are whispered from the past

November 2014

Scariness all year long

By Carolyn Pogue

Symbols of war and violence are common; not so symbols of peace

October 2014

In the heart of the city

By Carolyn Pogue

An Ontario United church demonstrates congregational life at its best

October 2014

Feed the children

By Carolyn Pogue

Feeling the ship turn

September 2014

Unlike any other place

By Carolyn Pogue

Women’s spaces offer new perspectives and renewal

September 2014

'Saints preserve us'

By Carolyn Pogue

Remembering the smell of mother's kitchen — and that it's how we live that truly matters

August 2014

My sister’s garden

By Carolyn Pogue

Realizing a life of connection to Mother Earth

July 2014

Only God can make a tree

By Carolyn Pogue

Remember kindly that old cedar

July 2014

Forest fires in the North

By Carolyn Pogue

Wondering which way the wind blows

July 2014

Walking in the 'Tar Sands'

By Carolyn Pogue

Healing the wounded earth requires many steps

June 2014

'Love, Loss and Longing'

By Carolyn Pogue

Telling touching stories of adoption

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Editorials

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Observations

by David Wilson

Enclaves of the elderly

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Video

ObserverDocs: A shoulder to lean on

by Observer Staff

Sheima Benembarek was born in Saudi Arabia, grew up in Morocco and moved to Canada in 2005. In 2015, she relocated to Toronto. At first, the city seemed so much bigger, impersonal — and even threatening — until a fateful encounter in the subway one day.

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Faith

January 2017

Presbytery turns down bid to halt Vosper hearing

by Mike Milne

World

February 2017

Many faces, one humanity

by Wade Davis

The words and photographs of the Canadian author and explorer capture the richness — and fragility — of global cultures and rituals

Society

February 2017

An anatomy of hate

by Douglas Tindal

It’s on the rise everywhere. The writer explores our most troubling emotion and asks how we might overcome it.

World

February 2017

Many faces, one humanity

by Wade Davis

The words and photographs of the Canadian author and explorer capture the richness — and fragility — of global cultures and rituals

Society

January 2017

The new agrarians

by Lois Ross

In the next 15 years, almost half of Canadian farms will change hands. Meet seven millennials who view agriculture as a career — and moral calling.

Faith

March 2016

The Walrus Talks Spirituality

by Observer Staff

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