Peace, Be Still

A Call to Afghanastan

Canada is renowned for its policy of advocating peace around the world. As a result, it is little wonder that it has made its presence known in Afghanistan. I have always admired soldiers of peace who risk their lives to maintain the freedom of a far-away country, and...

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Dealing With Volatile Situations

As I'm sure you are aware, every year the Darwin Awards are given to those people who do the stupidest things (and don't live to tell about it). This award was given a few years ago (in 1999):In a west Texas town, employees in a medium-sized warehouse noticed the...

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Real Reconciliators

2 Corinthians 5:20 We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ's behalf: Be reconciled to God. (NIV)I used to hate a guy called Graeme who lived about 500 yards from my home. I don’t what started the...

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Peace Be Still

One night a number of years ago, I received a phone call from my father. He was quite troubled with his voice shaking; he told me that he had admitted my mother to the hospital. Upon asking what had happened, he replied that she was very sick and in a lot of pain....

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Too Tight Shoes

"Come, follow me," Jesus said Matthew 4:19My husband hates to go shopping. Especially clothes shopping. At the mall. But the sneakers he’d had for a long time had seen their day. He decided to bite the bullet and go for it, make the dreaded trip to the store and get...

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Wet, Wet, Wet at Emerald Lake

We had survived our adventures at Takakkaw Falls (See "The Road to Takakkaw Falls"), and we were now headed for our next destination: Emerald Lake. We had checked with the tourism bureau and found out that the road was quite smooth, unlike the one we had taken to the...

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