Too Busy to Rest?
This is my dog, Shadow. I enjoy going for walks through the park with Shadow. For Shadow these are opportunities to chase and retrieve a ball, to play with other dogs, and to showcase her innocence and unending energy and affection to strangers. For me this is a time for play, for fresh air, for reflection, and for enjoying the simpler side of life. Walking with Shadow is a highlight for me, to rest and retreat and escape from the pace of ordinary life. It is a constant remin
The Rise of the 'Nones'
The Rise of the 'Nones' 24% of Canadian adults say that they have ‘no religion’ today, compared to 4% in 1971. 32% of Canadian teens say that they have ‘no religion,’ compared to 12% in 1984. Similar trends are emerging throughout the modern Western world, and I think it is safe to expect these trends to continue for the foreseeable future. Why? What helps to account for this steady rise of ‘nones’ at this point in history? Two weeks ago I presented on religious nones in Cana