Joel and Kira Discuss Family & Soccer

"I feel so badly for Matt," Kira said. "Me too," Joel said. "He's pretty cut up about Mel." "I feel guilty for encouraging her to fight for Tanner." "You shouldn't feel guilty about that, Honey. You want Mel to be happy." "I'm convinced that if she and Matt had stayed together, neither of them would …

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Kira Visits Melania

Melania was lying in bed, thinking about the hurt expression on Tanner's face when she told him that they couldn't see each other any more and poor Matt who was devastated when she told him that she was still in love with Tanner. What a total mess her life had become. She had said goodbye …

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Joining the Fight

Photo by Lisa Fox “Are you sure about this?” “Yes, Mama.  I must fight for our country and our people.” “All right.  I will be here when you come back.” “I promise I will be back, Mama.  Have faith.” Mama nodded with a smile and fought to hold the tears back.  “Your father would be …

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International Women’s Day 2022

Ever wondered how International Women's Day began? Well, the woman behind the annual day of recognition of women was Theresa Malkiel, a Russian-born Jewish woman living in New York City. As head of the Woman's National Committee of the Socialist Party of America (SPA), she established an annual National Woman's Day which was the precursor to International Women's Day. Theresa …

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Ede Goes to Harvest

It was Saturday and Ede was at the Harvest Seventh-day Adventist church, hoping that she would get a chance to speak to Pastor Hank before she left. He was in the foyer, flanked by members of the congregation and visitors. She was happy to be there. It was on Wednesday night when she made up …

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The Face-Off

Nita was on her way to Mayfaire shopping mall when she ran into Angie. Great, she thought to herself. So much for this being the perfect day. Her grip tightened on the handle of her handbag as she watched the young woman approach. "Hello, Angie," she greeted her when she reached her. Angie walked up …

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Trapped

We remain trapped when we allow fear to block our means of escape. She sat in bed in the Inky blackness and the faintest glow of light from around the door warned her that she wasn't alone anymore. He was there. She could hear him moving about now. What was she going to do when …

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Bell Let’s Talk

Today is Bell Let's Talk Day. It's a day when people across Canada can speak up and do their part to break down the stigma toward mental health. This year the aim is to dismantle stigma and raise money for the cause. Click here for more information. Mental health affects everyone. Be supportive. Raise awareness. …

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Never Abandoned

The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.  Those who know Your name trust in You, for You, O Lord have never abandoned anyone who searches for You (Psalm 9:9, 10) Whenever I am in trouble the first One I run to is the Lord.  In Him I find …

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An International Disgrace

I couldn't believe it when I heard that President Donald Trump cancelled his trip to a cemetery for "Americans killed in World War I, the White House citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter."  He had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, located …

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