Get Real About How You Feel

Today marks the beginning of Mental Health Week in Canada. There is so much stigma attached to mental health that people who are struggling with it suffer in silence because they don't know how others will react. Mental Health affects all of us and we need to have an environment which will offer support and …

Emily’s Birthday Party

As Shiloh waited for the bus which would take her to Mr. Gladstone's place, she began to feel nervous. This was the first time that he would see her with her natural hair. Would he like it? She hoped with all her heart that he would. Everyone did--her family and her friends. They all thought …

Why Called Easter?

It was Easter Sunday evening and Father Desjardins was having dinner with Ede and her grandmother. They had attended Mass in the morning and had invited him to have lunch with them but he had already accepted another family's invitation so they invited him to have dinner instead which he readily accepted. It gave Ede …

Why Good Friday?

Father Desjardins was saying a prayer and as he kissed the rosary, he opened his eyes because he sensed that he wasn't alone. Ede was standing there, watching him. He put the rosary in the pocket of his Cossack and then beckoned her to approach him. "I'm sorry, Father Desjardins," she apologized. "I didn't mean …

Match-making Mother

"Clive, Dear, I have some wonderful news for you." "What news, Mother?" "Charlotte Ramsey and her parents are having dinner with us this evening." Charlotte Ramsey was a girl he knew since childhood. He remembered how his mother was always trying to make a match between them. She hadn't approved of Samantha, his ex-girlfriend from …

LeAnne Loses Out

"Happy?" Werner asked. Suzette beamed up at him. She looked radiant. "Incredibly." "Me too. We have so much to be thankful for and to celebrate." "Yes, our wedding which is amazing and our bundle of joy." "I'm going to be a Daddy." "Yes, you are. I know that you will be a terrific Dad." "I …

International Women’s Day 2021

Today is International Women's Day 2021. Celebrate a woman in your life. Let her know how much she means to you and how much you appreciate her. Women are cherished in God's eyes. He created them in His image. She is to be treated as an equal and to is entitled to a life of …

A Shameful Secret

And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity - Leviticus 20:17 Looking at us, no one …

The Sermon

“My question for you this morning, is do you recognize Jesus in other people?  In his book, The Wounded Healer, Henri J.M. Nouwen’s book tells the story of a young fugitive who is trying to hide himself from the enemy. He enters a small village where he receives kindness and shelter from the people.  However, …

Hillary Skips Dessert

"Thank you all for joining Eleanor and me for this momentous occasion." James stood there, his chest swelling with pride. "What are we celebrating?" Hillary asked. "I won the Liebster Award," Eleanor gushed, her face flushed with excitement and joy. "Sorry, what award did you say?" Harry asked, looking positively perplexed. "The Liebster award," James …

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