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Feeling Lost, Holding onto Promises

August 25, 2015
Feeling Lost, Holding onto Promises

When I was young, maybe seven or eight, my family went two provinces east to visit friends. Since we were visiting a sleepy little town (and since it was the 80s) my parents told me to take my bike and go for a ride while they caught up with their friends.

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The Healthiest (and the Hardest) Places in Life

August 11, 2015
The Heathiest (and the Hardest) Places in Life

Where I grew up there was a series of mountains and hills, one of which housed a beautiful monastery. I found the monastery intriguing.… more

Fire in the Heart

July 21, 2015
Fire in the Heart

There are a lot of analogies to describe a grudge and how difficult it is to shake one once you have it—for example quicksand, sludge, cocaine, a bog, and—one I've just learned—a fire in the heart.

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Dropping In

July 14, 2015
Dropping In

Recently I learned the meaning of the surfing phrase “dropping in.” Basically, if you decide to catch a wave that someone else has already put dibs on, you're dropping in. It's really rude and against the unwritten (but much spoken of) code of surfing etiquette.

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Anticipation, Expectation, and Faith

April 28, 2015
Anticipation, Expectation, and Faith

Anticipation is a funny thing. Literally it means “expectation.” And expectation means you are confident the thing you're anticipating will happen.

Funny, right?

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Rose-Coloured Perspective

April 21, 2015
Rose-Coloured Perspective

Let's face it we all experience tough times. These times take many different forms and leave their mark on our lives.

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The Problem with Tunnel Vision

April 14, 2015
The Problem with Tunnel Vision

Have you ever had tunnel vision?

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Three Easy Ways to Make a Wise Decision

March 17, 2015
Three Easy Ways to Make a Wise Decision

Sometimes the choices we have to make keep us up at night. And rightly so! Major life decisions like where to go to school, whether to marry, or what career path to follow should be taken seriously. However, losing sleep and anxious thoughts will only make things worse.

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Stepping Out in Faith

March 10, 2015
Stepping Out in Faith

I'm not a good decision maker. Sure, there are some days that I wake up just knowing what I want for lunch and which sweater I'm going to pair with my favourite shoes, but those are few and far between.

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Reflection and Doubt

April 15, 2014
Reflection and Doubt

A familiar character in the New Testament is Thomas. One of the Twelve Disciples, Thomas is maybe better known for his doubt.

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