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Business and Church

I grew up in a small Saskatchewan town with four grocery stores and three churches. One store was owned by a cousin and another by an old friend of the family. 818 more words


Moving Into Now

A  quick review and an update…

I’ve been thinking about writing this post for several days. For those of you following the bouncing ball of this here web-page, there’s been a lot of bouncing, a lot, lot of back and forth. 2,633 more words


On the Aesthetic Appeal of Corpses

In junior high and high school, a lot of my friends were the stereotypical “bad” kids. You know, the type that periodically sneaks out of their rooms in order to drink, do drugs, and hook up with guys 6+ years their senior at parties. 132 more words

Stories From My Life

The Father himself loves you

My father was a man with high principles and good intentions, but a short fuse. And when he blew up, he would stay angry for days while my mother and I tip-toed around to avoid further aggravating him. 447 more words


Older, and maybe a little wiser

Forty-five years ago, around this time of year,  I had paid a weekend visit to my fiancée in Saskatchewan and headed out Sunday afternoon for the six hour drive back to the Manitoba town where I managed a country grain elevator. 216 more words

Stories From My Life

Stanyan Street

There’s a good chance that you’ve never heard of Rod McKuen, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of Rod McKuen and just don’t know that you have, yet. 1,239 more words


Rained out -- in January!

A few of us, five to be exact, were planning on getting together over coffee this morning to discuss how we could better be effective witnesses of the gospel to the people around us, to Mister Average Canadian. 270 more words