Family Day Writing Contest

By WordsToInspire

Last Monday, many people enjoyed a day off to participate in family activities. In Windsor and area, the schools held a writing contest. Our twelve year old granddaughter won first place with her thoughts, which she read at Devonshire Mall Monday afternoon. Her perspective: Family: What a family means to…

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Risk-taking adventures in 2011

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This first week of 2011 brings thoughts of a fresh start, a new beginning. What will unfold this year? Will there be happiness, sadness, challenge or adventure? For many of us, there will be a combination of all four. Recently a friend sent me this thought, based on Ephesians 3:20.…

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The Translator

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A hundred women, beautifully dressed in multi-coloured sari arrived, chatting noisily while picking up a cup of hot masala tea. After several minutes of enjoying friendly greetings, each one found her place to sit on a red plastic chair in the Calcutta India Bible Society office, situated on the second…

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Ruth in Action- Krivoy Rog, Ukraine

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Memories of our time in the Ukraine linger, creating a longing to return. While Bob worked on the rehab centre, Margaret and I spoke, taught and gleaned many treasures of wisdom from women and men in that area. Church of Praise- Pastors Conference- November 24- 25 Margaret Gibb and Brian…

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Christmas List: Tonights Radio Show

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Thank you to four Canadian authors featured tonight, December 2, at 9:00 PM on Words To Inspire by Seasoned With Salt. You can learn more about their work, and make any recommended Christmas purchases on their sites. Check them out! • Donna Mann (also check out Donna’s work on meadowlane.homestead.com)…

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Little Opportunities

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While in Krivoy Rog and on our day off, Ed Dickson took us to Sunshine Orphanage. What beautiful children live in this special home. We noticed the pride of this young teacher working here with a group of little girls. Creativity is encouraged. This blind student made the paper designer…

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Who’s Plans are they anyway?

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Paraphrase of Proverbs 16:1 “I make my plans but it is God who has the final word.” After spending last night regrouping, repacking and visiting with newly-found friends, we three, Marg, Bob and I nodded off for a few winks. Our driver arrived at 3:00 am to take us to…

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Bob’s assignment in Krivoy Rog

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So much was accomplished while in Ukraine. One of Bob’s completed assignments is shown above. Just look what it looked like before they started the 10X10 room in the Boys rehab centre. The above picture shows the re-bar welded around the room, which needed to be removed with a grinder…

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Day 8- Sunday Service in a former Soviet Hall

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Here we are on Sunday morning, Marg up at 6:00 am to grab the bathroom first before the added house guests arise. Terry and heather Burns are amazing Canadians who have given four years to teaching and working with missionaries here in Kiev. Their home is an open door, even…

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