Monthly Archives for December 2008

The OC Transpo strike – a way forward

Most people in Ottawa are frustrated with the OC Transpo bus strike.  The refusal of the union leadership to consider any of the city’s contract offers seems unreasonable and certainly not in the best interest of the citizens of Ottawa.   … Continue reading

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29. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Big plans

A few days ago, at a family Christmas Eve party, my son Reuben and his girlfriend Jess announced their engagement!  It was a wonderful moment, and we are all delighted to welcome Jess into our family. Even though I’m now a … Continue reading

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28. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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When God puts your life on hold

My son Joe broke his ankle last weekend.  We were visiting friends from our former house church in Russell, and had planned a game of ball hockey on the outdoor court in our old neighbourhood.  We had done this dozens of … Continue reading

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18. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Hope in tough times

We are in tough times.  As economic giants like General Motors appear close to collapse, fear continues to spread, and many wonder if there is any hope. None of this should be a surprise to those who understand God’s ways.   The … Continue reading

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12. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Peace and goodwill – Part II

High on the list of popular Christmas wishes are these beloved words from the song of the angels on the night Christ was born : On earth peace, goodwill toward men.  In my last post I focussed on the first … Continue reading

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11. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Peace and goodwill – Part I

Everyone wants peace.   We want peace in our relationships – peace in our marriages, peace with our children and our parents, our sisters and brothers, peace with the people that matter most to us.   We want peace in our communities – safety … Continue reading

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10. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Total healing after death sentence by doctors (Indonesia)

This testimony comes from Gola Tiruneh, a young man from City Church in Ottawa currently on a missions trip in Indonesia.  Gola first posted this in Facebook yesterday.  It’s an amazing story and will build your faith.  What Gola has to … Continue reading

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09. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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What our country needs

Most of my friends seem to have firmly fixed views on who is right and who is wrong in Canada’s current political crisis.  Those of my friends who are evangelical Christians seem especially sure of their convictions.  Sometimes their absolute certainty on such … Continue reading

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06. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Why are you afraid?

A recent poll shows that in the wake of this week’s crisis in the House of Commons, 72% of Canadians are very concerned about the future of our country.   The ongoing slide in financial markets, coupled with this week’s news … Continue reading

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06. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Where change has to start

Like many Canadians, I’m very concerned about recent events in Canada’s Parliament.  Many people are shaking their heads and saying, “What on earth is going on here?” What is going on here ?  Arrogance and hypocrisy – that’s what.   It’s that simple, … Continue reading

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03. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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