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Beauty and Brains

September 30, 2018
I am not one to enjoy or watch or really pay attention to beauty pageants. In part this is because I make certain assumptions about the contestants, judges and culture…

God Chooses the Ordinary

September 16, 2018
Harry Winston was a successful gemologist and diamond broker who became known as the King of Diamonds and Jeweler to the Stars. In 1958, after owning it for a decade,…

The Audacity to Hope

September 9, 2018
In 2006, a year before he announced his intention to run for president, Barak Obama published a book entitled, “The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream.” Now,…

Tough Choices

August 26, 2018
Joseph Priestley was a chemist, political theorist and inventor in the mid-18th century. Like many modern people of faith and science today, he felt that his science was integral to…

A Word to the Wise

August 19, 2018
In all my research I could not find when they were first invented nor could I find out who invented them, but I remember in all my classrooms growing up…

Worth the wait

August 12, 2018
All of us have heard the phrase, “Hurry up and wait”. Did you know that the phrase likely originated in the US military in the 1940’s. But one does not…

Confidence in God

June 24, 2018
Each Summer growing up I would spend a week or two visiting my Grandparents in London, ON. It was always a treat because it was a break from the usual…