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Share Your Story

You aren’t too old, too uneducated, too poor, too broken, too anything! You are fearfully and wonderfully made and God has put so much potential into you. You have a special gift that’s meant for others. The experiences you’ve gone through can benefit someone else. Nothing you’ve endured is ever wasted. Sharing your story will […]

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[Podcast] Different

Have you heard of Jessica Cox, the world’s first licensed armless pilot, as well as the first armless black-belt in the American Taekwondo Association. Prefer to read? The text continues below: Jessica was born in 1983 and due to a rare birth defect, she was born without arms. In spite of that, Jessica flies airplanes, […]

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[Podcast] When the Banks Closed

I’m reading a book about the Depression called ‘We Had Everything But Money’. One chapter is titled ‘When the Banks Closed, Our Hearts Opened’. Even though the hard times our world is experiencing right now are different from those of the depression, there are a lot of lessons we can learn from the courage and […]

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[Podcast] Victory Over Fear

60 years after the war ended, two old men emerged from the dense jungle of a Philippine island and declared they were soldiers. What does that have to do with us today? Prefer to read?  The text is below: The Japanese men, both in their 80s, said they had been hiding on the island after […]

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[Podcast] Climb the Mountains In Your Way

I do a lot of reading and gathering stories, and I’m afraid that this time I forgot to write down the original source so I can give proper credit. This story has two parts and I’ll finish off with one of my own. Prefer to read?  Here ya go: While a man was driving down […]

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Grandgirls and GiveAways

Now that the warm weather has really hit southern Ontario, my Gramma services are in high demand. In fact, I’ve been so busy watching the grandgirls swim that I forgot to tell you about the giveaway I’m a part of! I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned that I belong to a great online community […]

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[Podcast] Remember The Duck

The following story about the duck comes from the book “Will Daylight Come” by Richard Hoefler. It goes like this: Prefer to read? A little boy visiting his grandparents was given his first slingshot. Johnny practiced in the woods, but he could never hit his target. As he came back to Grandma’s backyard he spied […]

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[Podcast] The Mouse Trap

Have you ever heard the story of The Mouse Trap  ( author unknown)? It goes like this, with my thoughts added afterwards: Prefer to Read? A mouse looked through the crack in the wall to see the farmer and his wife open a package. “What food might this contain?” the mouse wondered. He was devastated […]

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Need Some Zoom Help?

What happens when the in-person meetings and events are cancelled? The answer is virtual conference rooms, such as Zoom. These days I am on Zoom almost every day. I host a drop-in three nights a week and a ladies group one afternoon, as well as Zoom sessions I get invited to.  Often when we have […]

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