Moral Battle Lines in the Court of Public Opinion

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I was listening to Praise106.5 the other day at work, when Newsboys “Guilty” came on.  Work was quite slow so I took time to really listen to the lyrics.  Let’s take a quick look at them: Guilty When did it become breaking a rule, To say Your name out loud …

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Scary Report on Canada’s Cosmetic Industry Safety and Transparency

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Earlier this year when I released my companion book to “Mom’s Little Black Book: Godly Advice for the High School Graduate” (available on Amazon), “Mom’s Little Black Book of Skincare & Make-up” had this to say on pg 29: “Researching cosmetic ingredients is occasionally an exercise in shock and awe. …

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1 Samuel 12: 24 Consider what God has done for you

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Regular readers of my blog will know that a steady daily devotional time doesn’t always happen.  I went for quite a while judging myself over this until I realized that my daily intake of God’s Word was still happening, just not all in one shot or in the way many …

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April Fools – In God’s eyes, who would the fools be?

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It’s a peeve of mine every year.  I warn those near me not to engage in it or face the consequences.  I’m often seen as a kill-joy as a result, and this post will probably be taken in that vein by those who don’t see a problem with the subject …

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“Stopping Lessons”

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See there’s this horse, and she doesn’t like to stop.  My daughter’s been training her from “track broke” for over a year now when  training began in February of 2015.  She can walk, trot, canter (needs help with transitioning up to Canter however, and with balancing), go over trot poles, …

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Of Expiry Dates and Saving Money!

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As already written a few weeks ago now, there is quite a bit of frivolous, high-living-driven wastage going on in Canada because of the materialistic mindset that everything must look perfect or its not worthy of being consumed.  Grocery store chains such as Loblaw’s family of stores are to be …

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“Waste not, want not!”

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But many homeless people will tell you that they eat better from the dumpster bins of restaurants and grocery stores than they would have had they been working and earning an income!  Why?  Because modern “civilized” society is not only one of hedonism and excess, but also one of materialism …

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Christian Rock Ruined the Atheist!

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From rock music to books, movies to games, the debate occasionally raises its head, “Is it Christian, or just created by a Christian?”  While I’ve seen this question debated more lately surrounding book genres, I’ve seen this discussion around music for many more years than that.  The general consensus is …

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Proverbs 13:23 Much food. . . is destroyed for want of judgement!

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Take a moment to read the following news article, then read on for my rather personal thoughts on this matter: I know about this problem all too well!  Because a single parent doesn’t bring in a large income when trying to split their time between being there for their …

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In a Troubled Economy, Do You Know How to Survive?

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It’s been an interesting two weeks recently with the various articles suddenly appearing in the news. In general, Canadians are concerned about Canada’s economic outlook now that the NDP have so solidly sunk Alberta! The global price of oil has had a direct impact as well, because for reasons I’ll …

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