When this is over

There are some lessons that we learn in a calm environment, like through the words we read in a book, the melody of a song we hear, or by sitting in a classroom. But some lessons you can only learn in the heart of a storm, where there is no escape, and you are fighting […]

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The Purpose of Life

“On the street I saw a small girl cold and shivering in a thin dress, with little hope of a decent meal. I became angry and said to God, “Why did you permit this? Why don’t you do something about it”. For a while God said nothing. That night he replied quite suddenly, “I certainly […]

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Another Year Older…

My birthday is in August and every year around that time I try and find a few moments to reflect on the year and what I have taken from it. The days that have passed me by seem to have all merged together and become all the same. However, when I look back – everything […]

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To My Dad…

My dad came to Canada in his mid 20’s, did not speak a single word of English and came with what little money he had left. I moved to a different city and thought it was the scariest thing I had ever done. I can’t imagine going to a country all the way on the […]

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Life’s Gifts

Christmas is one of my most favorite holidays; I even love it more than my birthday. Not because of presents, or cookies, or great store deals. I love it for reasons that are far from hot chocolate and peppermint candy canes. During the holidays, I feel especially blessed. I find myself asking, How did I ever […]

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