In Her Second Career, Janet Stobie Writes

In Her Second Career, Janet Stobie Writes
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In her previous career, Janet Stobie was a United Church Minister, caring for congregations across Ontario.  Seven years ago she decided to serve in a different way; one where she could stay put and enjoy a new phase in her life with more time for her own family.  With each … Continue reading

How Does God Deal with Our Choices for Evil?

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When a child dies, a well-intentioned friend sometimes offers comfort to the grieving parents with, “God needed your child in heaven.” A natural disaster, or strange misfortune is greeted with, “There must have been a reason.” The Bible story of Joseph, the favored child, is often cited as the basis … Continue reading

Today’s Faith: A Tip for Lasting Energy

Today’s Faith:  A Tip for Lasting Energy
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Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place,  where he prayed. (Matthew 1:35) As we tear around every day caring for others, fulfilling our responsibilities, we often forget to nurture our own souls. In her book, “Glimpses of Grace,” Madeline … Continue reading

“Spread Your Tiny Wings and Fly Away”

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Canada has a multitude of “snowbirds”, Canadians, who fly off to sunny warm southern United States cities and towns. I have heard stories of the joy of exchanging our frigid Canadian winter with its snow shoveling and cumbersome coats and boots, for sun drenched beaches and daily games of golf. … Continue reading