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Salvation Corners Psalm 85

Salvation Corners

The street leading to Salvation Corners starts wide, gets narrow and crosses some alluring side streets.

At a Glance

In Canada, there's a town that has an intersection around which -- on its four corners -- are four churches. The intersection is known as "Salvation Corners." Using the image of maps, streets and corners, we talk about what happens when steadfast love, faithfulness, righteousness and peace meet.

Editors' Pick

For material based on today's epistle text, see "The Angst of Being French," July 25, 2010, at

Owen Sound is an up-and-coming Canadian city on the southern shore of Georgian Bay. It has a magnificent harbor and bay, two winding rivers, tree-lined streets, an extensive parks system and numerous recreational facilities, all set among tree-covered hillsides and ravines. Its refurbished downtown is reminiscent of the 1900s, and it's a pleasant place to live.

Visitors to Owen Sound sometimes acquaint themselves with the city and its history by taking one of the mapped walking tours arranged by the city's tourism board. One of these...

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