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Shalome in the Home

Shalome in the Home

By Revd. MacNeill Cooper
Prayers, Holy Humour, Scripture readings and more.
A Letter from Father Christmas
Father Christmas has written me a letter. He has asked me to share this with children all over letting them know that the present he leaves this year will be what he has done in other pandemics! Apparently he has done this before!
November 13, 2020
Samhain- the nights are fair drawing in
The dark month of November closes in but an accent Celtic Christian perspective encourages us to spend this time remembering our dead. Listen more to find out how you can turn this dark month into a time of meaningful remembering.
October 29, 2020
Our Daily Bread
A personal response to the food voucher program for children.
October 23, 2020
The Nightengale and The Crow
No one dies alone. 
May 1, 2020
A Story of Answered Prayer
A story of a prayer that was answered, almost 100 years to the day my Great Uncle died. 
April 7, 2020
Comfort and Affirmation
This is one of the statements of faith by The United Church of Canada (1968,rev. 1980,1995) said in many churches every Sunday around the world. May it bring comfort and affirmation to us now. 
April 4, 2020
Beatitudes for These Times
A reading from Matthew 5, Jesus Sermon on the Mount and also some beatitudes of my own writing for these days.  May these Scriptures be fulfilled in our hearing. 
April 1, 2020
My time in the desert
I spent a week, alone, in the desert. And this is what I learned. 
March 31, 2020
The Tale of Andrew, the Wee Fishy
Here is a tale of Andrew, the Wee Fishy, later named Lazarus, who is the centre of a very important life lesson. Whilst all stories and true and some may have not happened, this story did indeed happen in November of 2012. May you have a glimmer of inspiritation and be entertained by a big mistake I made. Blessings. 
March 28, 2020
Heavenly King, Advocate and Spirit of Truth
This is a prayer we used to sing at the beginning of every class in "God school" 
March 28, 2020
Watch Now, Dear Lord
The Prayer of St. Augustine
March 28, 2020