Janet Stobie Launches New Novel

Janet Stobie Launches New Novel
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Last December Janet was celebrating the publication of another children’s book.  She appreciates variety, so this time her book is for a more mature audience.  After three years in the works, Janet Stobie is set to launch her newest novel entitled To Begin Again, the evening of June 13th at … Continue reading

April Fool’s Day, an Interesting Day for Easter Sunday

April Fool’s Day, an Interesting Day for Easter Sunday
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  St. Paul talks about being fools for Christ. Believing in the resurrection of Jesus is certainly considered foolish by some people. Even more foolish I suppose is my belief that Jesus still lives today. I don’t mind being foolish. I do believe that God calls us to be the … Continue reading

Your “Love Footprint”

Your “Love Footprint”
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Today we talk a great deal about shrinking our “carbon footprint.” Advertising, education, news reports, books, magazines, and other people have all had a part in raising my consciousness on environmental issues. I have soaked in enough warnings about not polluting our environment that I find it difficult to casually … Continue reading

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