Canada and the Commonwealth have a new king, Charles the third. All the laws of the land are made when he signs the legislation into law. The laws are named with his name and enacted with his authority. 


It’s fair to say that when it comes to communication by text (or any other form of written conversation, or like, conversation in general), my spouse, the Carpenter, is monosyllabic. 


I don’t know if you can read the joy in this column. I can’t convey it accurately with words, but I want you to feel it, experience it and share it with me when you read the following statement. Ready? 


Recently, Wes and I were reading through 2 Samuel 6, and we came to the part where David and the house of Israel transport the ark of God out of the house of Abinadab to bring it to Jerusalem.


I can’t tell you how long it’s been since I walked through the door of the church I was christened in, but when I saw the sign outside saying “Open for Prayer,” it was an invitation I felt called to accept.