Prince of Peace

Complete peace of mind for many is a rare commodity. The idea that ones heart and mind can be at total rest regardless of things falling apart around them sounds laughable. Many have settled for a little peace even more pour all their energies into attaining a peace of mind that is either temporary or [...]

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Pow wow

Several weeks ago I attended my first Pow wow. Anything that has to do with observing another culture has my full attention! I am glad I was able to go ๐Ÿ™‚ This particular Pow wow had several tribes participating from Canada and the U.S.A.    

Just keep swimming.

 If you have followed this blog for awhile, these girls must look familiar to you. My friendship with them began 3 years ago when I moved to Pikangikum. The desire to keep to myself in the first few weeks of arriving in a new place is very strong. Especially when I don't know anyone and [...]

Thanksgiving with Mars

Today I sat at a table with Americans, Russians, Canadians, First Nation Canadians and had supper. The conversation covered Russian history, languages,politics, hunting, children, culture. My heart was thankful, I enjoy being in a setting where different cultures sit around a meal and connect. As I watched my friends children play with Mars around us [...]

Adoption.

For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to adopt and now working in a home that is involved in adoption I am getting to see what it takes to get a child from point A(orphanage) to point B(new family). I have always known this, but now I know for sure, adoption [...]

Take it from John

If you are a relational human being I am sure you have experienced the following scenario from one degree to another maybe in a romantic relationship or a platonic friendship: It all started so well, a great friendship that I was quite confident would last a lifetime. But because of a series of unfortunate eventsย  [...]