Category Archives: Balanced living

Purpose Group Week 5

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Picture a roller coaster. You settle into a car in the train, and it starts moving toward the first hill. It’s a long, slow climb and you brace yourself for the inevitable: the whoosh down the slope and the rest … Continue reading

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Summertime…

SUMMERTIME… … and the livin’ is easy… fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high… What IS summer like where you live? Besides hot sunny weather, what makes it “summer” for you? Activities to enjoy? Places to visit? People to … Continue reading

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Purpose Group Week Four

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  Turn Turn Turn For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1 NLT). Perhaps you remember the snappy pop tune with lyrics from the third chapter of the book of Ecclesiastes? To everything … Continue reading

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Purpose Group Week Three

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What’s so good about…me? Our third group session was a powerful one. It was about learning to be honest about who we are – with others and with ourselves. The four of us were told to write 5 positive things … Continue reading

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Purpose Group Week Two

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Where you go, I will go Naomi was an Israelite woman, living in the land of Moab. She was a widow and had two sons, each married to a Moabite. One son died, then the other, and Naomi urged her … Continue reading

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Life Lessons – Purpose Group Week One

Week One My friend and I met for dinner at a restaurant called “Fresh”, which features healthy (mainly vegan) food and juices/drinks. It’s near the U of T so it has a youthful energy but there were some middlers and … Continue reading

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Peace is not for Sissies

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  I am shamelessly borrowing this title from Pastor Andy, and his penetrating and profound blog post (read here http://lifevesting.com/blog/2012/10/01/peace-is-not-for-sissies/) I navigated to it from a recent post which I received via email, titled “Stop, Drop and Roll – Dousing … Continue reading

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Seasoning Life

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Endings I attended the funeral the other day – the father of a friend from high school – and it brought back a lot of memories. My family relocated from the west end of Toronto to the east end when … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable Truth

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
It seems that America is obsessed with comfort these days. Have you noticed all the mattress commercials? They all claim that their brand is the most comfortable and tell us that we need to replace…

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What Kind of Tree Are You?

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
Some might be disappointed, but this is not one of those quizzes like I see posted on Facebook. (There actually is one of those quizzes with this same title, but I didn’t take it because…

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