Dealing with the Holidays

  Christmas holidays present many opportunities for joy and laughter but for some, it can be a very challenging time. Gifts are usually given to family members and friends at this time of year.  For those having financial difficulties, the financial burden becomes magnified.  The sentiment that Christmas is too commercialized is widely held by […]

Be Still

Scott Jackson, Manager of the Christian Radio Station Life 103.1 in Barrie, Ontario, gave the sermon this morning. As part of his sermon, he shared with us a different kind of fasting which he does on Mondays.  He detaches himself from e-mails, facebook, unnecessary phone calls, and business.  How absolutely brilliant to deliberately spend one […]

What a great country

On July 1st , we Canadians will be celebrating “Canada’s birthday”.  The occasion marks the joining of the British North American colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province of Canada (Ontario and Quebec) into a federation of four provinces on July 1, 1867.  Canada became a kingdom in its own right on that […]