Bullying

An upside down situation.  Two bullying situations in our local high school have dealt with kids I know.  They have been related to youth that attend local church youth programs.  You might be able to see some things coming, but you still hope for the best and cry over the worst. For all the factors […]

Honour

Tonight three of us pastors and our wives were honoured by our friends, those who congregate with us.  The setting was simple.  As three couples we sat around a table, joked, told stories and then prayed together.  Our hosts served us exquisite food and we were honoured. I’m not sure I have words to describe […]

Logo madness

Our local Drug and Alcohol Awareness Wellness Network is looking for a logo.  I’ve encouraged a number of people to get something in.  So far I’ve gotten two people to submit an entry.  They both look good.  Talking with the coordinator of the contest, these are the first entries. Deadline is this Friday at 5:00.  […]

Pupils!

I’m not much changed. I’ve learned a lot today. My sight has been tested. All of the above statements are true. As the day began we slipped over to our optometrist in Oyen, Alberta.  There my eyes were tested for glaucoma, cataracts and other names I didn’t understand or know. Finally, drops were placed in […]

How to write good

I was culling my files and came across some of the following sage advice on writing good!  (Attributed to Sally Bulford – maybe?) Avoid alliteration. Always Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. Parenthetical remarks (however relevant) are unnecessary. Contradictions aren’t necessary One should never generalize. Don’t be redundant; don’t use more words than […]