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… Read More Why Good Friday?
It was love at first sight for me when I saw her walking towards me. It was a blind date. I don’t usually go on blind dates, mind you, but for some inexplicable reason, I went on this one and man, was I glad I did. She had to be the most beautiful girl on… Read More In Sanaya’s Memory
Lord, how long will You look on? Rescue me from their destructions, My precious life from the lions – Psalm 35:17. There’s nothing worse than when a child goes missing. All sorts of horrible thoughts go through our minds and we fear the worst. When I read about Nadish, my heart went out to his mother. His attitude… Read More Missing Children
Photo: The Guardian FGM is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights of girls and women. It reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and constitutes an extreme form of discrimination against women. It is nearly always carried out on minors and is a violation of the rights of children. The practice also violates… Read More The Cruel Cut
I received these recent persecution and prayer alerts from The Voice of the Martyrs Canada. Please take time to read each one. Pray for the loved ones of those who died for their faith and pray for those who are suffering for their faith. Visit each story’s link to find out more and to see… Read More Persecutions in Pakistan, Jordan and Niger
I received this persecution and prayer alert from The Voice of the Martyrs Canada. Every time I read about Christians being persecuted or killed for their faith, I am filled with sadness. And it reminds me of Jesus’ words, “Father will be divided against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against… Read More Christian Women Killed By Family Members
Two women, worlds apart and living very different lives. Their worlds collided when Nazanin Afshin-Jam opened her email one afternoon and saw a message marked “Urgent.” Nazanin Afshin-Jam is an Iranian-Canadian model, singer, and human rights activist. She is a former Miss World Canada and Miss World first runner-up, and has been an advocate for human rights in… Read More The Tale of Two Nazanins
I have watched her characters Miss Jane Marple, an astute spinster whose sharp eyes miss nothing and the meticulous, funny mustached Hercule Poirot come to life on the screen and today I thought that it would be fun to find out a little bit about Agatha Christie. She came from a well-to-do family and was taught… Read More Agatha Christie