Posts Tagged Faith

Living and Sharing Our Faith

I fell in love with my husband over a cup of hot chocolate. Ten years ago, we were on a ferry to PEI. As members of CCO’s mission to World Youth Day in Cologne, Germany, we were going to a team-building session. I hadn’t known Ben for long when

The Power of a Story

By Taylor Hyatt Last October 15th, Canada’s Supreme Court heard arguments for the Carter v. Canada assisted suicide case. The judges recommended that any adult with a “grievous and irremediable” health condition causing “enduring and intolerable suffering” should be able to end their life with the help

My Daily Negotiation with Myself

By Eric Chow Every morning l try to be a helpful husband by taking my 4-year-old daughter Eva to school. Otherwise my wife Vanessa would have to take all the kids. This means loading and unloading four little ones into a van, first at home, then at

Does work/­life balance really exist? I don’t think so, and here’s why

By Eric Chow “How can I lead a more balanced life?” This question has been asked by more than one of the missionaries that I have the privilege of mentoring. I’m sure my facial expression gave away my answer before my response. I said to him “I think the

Protagonist Perceptions

There is a saying in politics that “perception is everything.” Even if the perception is not based on truth, it will determine how one’s words and actions are received. If you want to influence people to follow you, it would be wise to always be sensitive to

A Remarkable Surprise Increases Faith and Trust in God

This summer I’ve experienced God in many ways, and I realized God is love through many unexpected, surprising events. First, my mother was recently diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. I was initially frightened and scared. So, I asked for leave from work to be with her. Many

Reflecting On His Great Uncle's Life Brings Sean An Insight to Faith

When going over in my mind how God has affected my life during this summer I struggled a bit with what I should write on. Not much has really happened this summer, but I knew football was off the table because by the time this article is

Things Started Falling Into Place When Darren Started Trusting God

This summer has been all about change for me – graduating from university, moving to a new city, starting a new job, and just finding myself in a whole new environment. This was the perfect opportunity for a fresh start to my faith life. The last few

The Gospel According to Bon Jovi

I was so exhausted after coming home from work tonight that I barely had enough energy to take off my shoes, collapse on my bed and turn on a 90’s radio station. The first song I heard was “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi. The more

Waiting on God

By Gigi Labranche God this summer has given me the chance to reflect on my life and has taught me patience. Since summer started, finding a second job has been the only thing on my mind until recently. Through stressing, I had lost faith, had doubted Him

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