Did You See That?

From the Pastor…       Did You See That?   Whether you’re trying to learn in hockey or trying to learn in life, I’ve always tried to be observant and tried to learn more, tried to evolve, whether it’s as a hockey player or as a person. With each year, I...

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Should We Panic?

From the Pastor…        Should We Panic?   Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options. — Simon Sinek   You can’t miss all the news being generated about the corona-virus, can you?  It’s the first feature of all...

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Spontaneous, Rigid, or Flexible?

From the Pastor…        Spontaneous, Rigid, or Flexible?   Spontaneity, the hallmark of childhood, is well worth cultivating to counteract the rigidity that may otherwise set in as we grow older. — Gail Sheehy So where would you fall on the spontaneity to rigidity spectrum?  Are you the type who is...

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Principled Voting

From the Pastor…     Principled Voting   Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. — John Quincy Adams Every four years, the political noise surrounding the U.S. presidential campaign is deafening.  I’m sure the media...

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Can You Love a Snake?

From the Pastor…    Can You Love a Snake?   Jesus wasn’t real loving sometimes.  He called the Pharisees vipers, snakes, whitewashed tombs.  So, you have to understand the world in which we live is dangerous. — Franklin Graham My Bible reading on Monday carried me through Matthew 24 where Jesus...

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Internal Parasites

From the Pastor…    Internal Parasites Resentments and grudges are two of the main culprits that perpetuate cycles of self-abuse and victimhood.  Stowed away inside you like parasites, they deplete you of your God-given life force and separate you from your inherent worth, your joy, and the love in your heart....

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Fix the Space Within

From the Pastor…     Fix the Space Within   The space within becomes the reality of the building. — Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright was a famous American architect who conceptually understood the true nature of a structure.  Wright claimed that the “space within” comprised the essence of a...

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Robocalls and Scams    

From the Pastor…     Robocalls and Scams       Spoofed robocalls are often used by fraudsters to lure consumers into scams and avoid detection. — Ajit Pai If you have a landline home phone, do you answer it? Probably not, unless your caller ID shows a name you know or...

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Energy Leaking Things  

From the Pastor…     Energy Leaking Things     If you feel sick and tired of how things are in your life, chances are it’s because you’re making yourself sick and tired – by engaging in too many energy leaking things. — Karen Salmansohn I know people who don’t follow...

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When You Can’t Take Any More  

From the Pastor…   When You Can’t Take Any More     I don’t know how, at an age when you’re trying to put your identity together, how you cope with the pressure of a performance space, which is what social media is. — Charlie Brooker I must confess that I...

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