Today is Davis Day here in parts of Cape Breton (in the mining towns).
As part of the day (also known as Miners Memorial Day) there is a church service and wreath laying ceremony in a local community. It rotates from mining town to mining town each year.
This year it was my town’s turn to host, and even more it was my church’s turn to host.
Here is the reflection I offered in the service this morning.
Alright, first I feel like I need to make a confession.
I come from away.
And as someone who “comes from away” I’m not entirely aware of the whole mining lifestyle and its impact on Cape Breton. Read More →