Posts Tagged Life

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

How Fishing Led me to the Father's Heart

By Eric Chow One of my favorite memories growing up was going fishing with my dad. We would get up early to load the boat then head out into open waters. Thinking about that tiny little boat I’m surprised that I never felt afraid or anxious! I

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

They Didn't Even Eat my Salad

By Eric Myatt Last fall I invited over a dozen people to a program at my parish designed to reach those who don’t go to church. I was psyched to give people I know who have wandered away from faith a chance to have another look at

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

The Final Analysis: Every Moment Counts

This summer, God has been providing for me in new ways.  I haven’t felt particularly close to Him in my prayers, but I’m in a good place in my life and I know I can see Him working in me; even if I don’t have any intense

How He-Man and Sushi Can Help You Fight Temptation

“By the Beard of Zeus!” I cranked on the motor with my pipe wrench… Nothing. I could almost visualize the $1000 going down the toilet if I couldn’t get this compressor working again. The fine print was so small, and yet, it was about to cost me

Two-Stepping Her Way to Saskatoon!

Hello CCO Saskatoon! My name is Carissa Benavides. I recently graduated from UBC with a degree in Sociology. Before I make the move over to Saskatoon, I’ll be spending my summer in Vancity working part-time at an infant daycare and at an elementary after-school program. I really

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

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