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Faith

The Decisions We Make Today …

The decisions we make today determine the story we tell tomorrow. - Craig Groeschel Once a week, most weeks, you'll find my little living room filled with coffee, women, and…
Mom Moments

A Good Mother

He said it in passing to my daughter, and didn't even know I was listening.  Early on a Sunday morning -- Sunday mornings when my kids leave the house earlier…
Guest Post

Hello, Beautiful

I've know Heather for a year or two, and in that short time, her life has been turned upside down and inside out.  Her undeniable faith and perseverance through it…
Life In General

What I Learned From Scrooge

Today I'm featuring a special guest post by my good friend Tanya.  I've known her for almost as long as we've lived in this little town, and she and her…
Life In General

#CanadaStrong

We are Canadian.  We are the True North, Strong and Free.   Yesterday a bad thing happened.  A bad man (maybe more) attacked Ottawa and as a result, our nation.…
Achimok

About A Girl

Her name was Tammy, and she was about 12 when I met her. We were in the same class at school and took to one another quickly at the beginning…
Mom Moments

A Letter to My Sons: THIS is a Man.

To my sons, Once upon a time you were my Little Men, my constant companions, an extension of me, my little buddies.  We did everything together and you saw the…
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the Utopia of Cheerios

I just spent some time reading a blog post or two about the controversial Cheerios commercial that played during the Super Bowl.  I find it so hard to believe that…
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This Great People

" ... Give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?”~…
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Homeless

What if you had no home?  No job, no money, and no home.  And no one in your family willing to step up and provide a meal or a warm…
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The Agony of Annoyances

"We are wise to force ourselves to keep differentiating between simple inconveniences and authentic tribulations.  The more detached and self-absorbed we become, the more we mistake annoyances for agonies."  …
Christmas

{How To Be A Blessing}

I just read this blog on how to bless others who may be experiencing a tougher financial situation than most.  It had some great ideas and thoughts, but a perusal…