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TOP 17 MOMENTS OF 2017

This past year (2017) was one full of excitement, successes, fun, and pleasant surprises. But don’t get me wrong—there were plenty of disappointments and challenges too! 

It was a year to explore new ventures and friendships, and to let…

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF GIVING--PART 4

As I wrap up this four-part series, my thoughts turn to how I can bring The Twelve Days of Giving into the next twelve months. It is easy to be generous when we are caught up in the Christmas season,…

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF GIVING--PART 3

The first two instalments of this blog—Part 1 and Part 2—were mostly about acts of service. Now I will switch my attention to other resources. This next instalment is about online giving—monetary gifts. 

Most everyone agrees that giving…

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF GIVING--PART 2

I am really enjoying finding ways to give of my time and other resources to others during this holiday season, and sharing them with you. I think it is important, though, to address the elephant in the room—the Bible clearly…

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THE TWELVE DAYS OF GIVING--PART 1

This year, our family is having a very different kind of Christmas. This will be the first year that our family—my husband, two sons, and daughter-in-law—won’t be all together on Christmas Day due to life circumstances. So instead of having…

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CANADIAN SONGWRITING CHALLENGE

I was super excited to be part of the 2017 Canadian Songwriting Challenge (Saskatchewan edition) this past weekend, presented by our provincial music association, SaskMusic, in partnership with the Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations (CCMIA) and Bell Media. 

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2016: MY YEAR IN REVIEW

The top news stories for 2016 according to many mainstream media outlets included a contentious election, civil wars, devastating fires, terrorism around the globe, and the deaths of some of the most influential musicians of our time. While the impact of…

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IN HONOUR OF MY FATHER, A SOLDIER

 


My father John was born into a farming family in southwestern Saskatchewan, the youngest of three children. This is his family’s homestead. I wonder if he had any inkling as a boy that one day he would…

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