A Canadian Thanksgiving

Count your blessings name them one by one… that was the song we sang, used to sing it seems, as a reminder of God’s goodness. Now in contrast, was the terrible chorus that we sang… God is so good… He’s so good to me. First of all, it makes our faith about “me” and it…

Rural Alberta

When you drive into Camrose it welcomes you to the City of Camrose. I might raise a question… it seems more like a town when you close shops on Monday. Doesn’t it? I mean that’s the pattern in rural Canada – closed on Sundays and Mondays. So while they may meet the population requirements to…

A life well lived – Bob!

Sunday evening we discovered that earlier in the week Bob Simper had gone on to his heavenly reward at the age of 93. I remember calling him on his 85th birthday from Toronto and hearing that same energy and love that permeated all his conversations. Bob had this gift, it isn’t common but it was…