Another Coffee from the August 1991 Deep Cove Crier
Short and Sweet:
Tips for living the abundant life
The Stillness of Deep Cove Will Not Let Me Go…At 5:34 a.m. a shaggy grey and white St. Bernard wanders along. Two black-necked geese are gliding overhead. One solitary shining white cloud awaits the rising of the Summer Sun over the Deep Cove Bay.
Everywhere I look from Panorama Park, my eyes are pierced by trees, a ring of unending trees like a green cocoon that encircles and protects Deep Cove from the intrusions of that other world. There is a stillness about Deep Cove that grips me and will not let go.
30 fuzzy grey baby geese, with their adult protectors, casually swim up to the Panorama Park beach, and begin voraciously pecking on the grass by the beach. All is silent, all is still, all is at rest. Not a human is in sight. Not a car can be heard. The only sound is the unending swirl of water crashing down over the rocks in Panorama Creek.
At 6.00 a.m., the Summer Sun is now bursting forth over the nearby mountains. The warmth of the blinding rays touches my park bench, and my heart soars. What is it about Deep Cove that so renews the spirit of so many??
Click to find out more….
To Crier Index |
To Home Page
Contact Rev. Ed Hird
St. Simon's Anglican Church
North Vancouver, B.C.