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Everyday Parables

September 23, 2014
Everyday Parables

How consistently do you use everyday events to show Christ to others? Do you take the opportunities presented to you to teach?

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Am I Really Saved Forever?

March 18, 2014
Am I Really Saved Forever?

Between university semesters, I was a summer camp counsellor. Each summer I took training to answer every tough question the kids threw at me.

Well, not every question.

How could God really create the world in seven days?

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Total Recall—How to Make Short-Term Information Long-Term Memories

November 19, 2013
Total Recall—How to Make Short-Term Information Long-Term Memories

There are many effective and original methods to memorization. People remember differently and it's important to find a way that works for you.

Memorization is the focus of this issue of Insights magazine.

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How to Battle Dandelions and other Sneaky Weeds

October 29, 2013
How to Battle Dandelions and other Sneaky Weeds by Robyn Roste

A few years back I read a humorous blog post called My War Against Dandelions. In it the writer, Avey Christiansen, wrote this.

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How to Stay Rooted in your Spiritual Garden

October 15, 2013
How to Stay Rooted in your Spiritual Garden by Robyn Roste

In June 2009, the term “how to,” was searched for 124,000,000 times worldwide. Words like, user guide, information, instruction manual, how to manual, instructions, owners manual and instructional manual also ranked high in searches.

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The Story of the Magical Side Yard Garden

October 8, 2013
The Story of the Magical Side Yard Garden by Robyn Roste

A few years ago I lived in a four-bedroom house with three roommates.

Mostly it was a good arrangement. Our rent was a sliding scale based on current income, size of room and contributions to the house.

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Learning How to be an Encourager

August 27, 2013
Learning How to be an Encourager by Annalisa Patenaude

I once went through a difficult time with my friend Amy. She was juggling a hectic schedule as a student and working two jobs. I tried to support her with a listening ear and encouraging words but I sensed she was becoming increasingly frustrated with me for some reason.… more

Am I Easily Influenced?

July 23, 2013
Am I Easily Influenced? by Annalisa Patenaude

I used to watch a lot of Oprah but one episode stands out above the rest. In this particular episode Oprah confronts an author who made up much of his best-selling autobiography. With conviction she said, “I feel that you have betrayed millions of readers.”

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Making the Truth Stick

July 9, 2013
Making the Truth Stick by Robyn Roste

Those who know me well understand I take grammar seriously. And in general I’d say they allow me to be passionate about grammar without too much trouble.

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Embracing Your Identity

June 18, 2013
Embracing Your Identity by Jeremy Postal

Plodding through the wilderness years between my quarter-life crisis and its menacing big brother mid-life crisis, I’ve come to believe my younger self won’t even recognize my 45-year-old self when I eventually get there. I doubt they’ll even like each other.

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