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Uniculture

Anne approached Roy as they waited for the elevator after work.“Are you going to the work luncheon tomorrow?” she asked. “No. Tomorrow’s my independence day,” replied Roy. “It’s September 29th,” replied Anne. She looked at Roy quizzically. “Exactly. It’s the … Continue reading

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Another Casualty of Black Friday

When Boris arrived at home, he was greeted by Grace, rooted on the couch, surrounded by Black Friday fliers. “Where did you get all those?” he asked. “The mail. Isn’t it great? It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” … Continue reading

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Write! Now

I spent the last three days at the Write! Canada writer’s conference. It was an overwhelming experience, like the mother ship had called me home. I loved spending time with people who share my passion and faith. It was a … Continue reading

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Contentment before thanksgiving

I recently saw a TV commentator who encouraged people to pause and give thanks, especially when we consider those less fortunate. That’s not the first time I’ve heard someone phrase thankfulness that way. It makes me wonder why we need … Continue reading

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Thanks, not rights

As we approach the season of Thanksgiving I’m left to wonder, what useful purpose does it serve to give thanks? How does giving thanks advance our cause or serve in self-actualization? As we collectively morph into a society where individuals … Continue reading

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