When People are Big and God is Small

It is always sobering when the Lord reveals to me a previously unrecognized vein of sin in my life. I’m not talking about a previously unknown “sin,” as in the particular ones I commit on a daily basis, though I am well acquainted with those, as well. I commit them, recognize them as sin, confess them and repent of them. But sins like that, the one-offs, most often remain isolated in my mind. They’re aberrations from the norm, mistakes, and when I look at them, I see just that—an … [Read more...]

Child Prostitution, 2014 World Cup’s Darkest Side

Amid the events surrounding the 2014 World Cup showcasing Brazil's dynamic culture, food and other assets, and the memorable plays on the soccer field, with perhaps the best so far being Robin Van Persie's masterful header against Spain on the second day of play, there's a 'dark side': deep-rooted problems simmering just below the surface in South America's largest country with child prostitution an especially grim reminder that all is not football and Carnival. In the first decade of the … [Read more...]

Battered Women, “It’s in Your Hands”

Battered Women’s Support Services is making an impact one woman at a time. We contribute to the freedom and liberation of girls and women from violence and to empower our community through training and education programs. For over 30 years, we have been providing counselling and healing spaces for those who have experienced abuse. To help women build strength and resiliency, we work on systemic advocacy, law reform, in-class youth engagement programs and we operate a social enterprise … [Read more...]

Ramadan, celebrated in ninth month of Islamic Calendar

Some homes have lit lanterns in the evenings during the month of Ramadan. May this festival of lights fill your heart and soul, With blessings, joy and prosperity and make you whole, Wishing you and your family, Ramadan Kareem Mubarak Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a period of prayer, fasting, charity-giving and self-accountability for Muslims in Canada. The first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran) were revealed to the Prophet … [Read more...]

Who Pushes YOUR Buttons?

Who Pushes YOUR Buttons? It does not matter who you are... eventually someone is going to push your buttons! Sometimes it's on purpose and at other times, they may have caught you in a place where it just hit you the wrong way. I used to lash out at people in my younger days. My mind would begin forming zingers to launch to get even. I soon realized that that didn't work and that I was the one who suffered. It took a lot of restraint and self-awareness to deal with button-pushing in a … [Read more...]

Feeling ‘Rattled’ and know not ‘Why’?

Have you ever experienced a day where you just 'feel' rattled, with no apparent reason for this uneasy feeling? This may mean you are Shifting Energy Vibration. You are not a physical being in a physical universe. You are an energetic/vibrational being in an energetic/vibrational universe. You are both a transmitter and a receiver of energy. One of your greatest challenges as a human being is learning how to live as a vibrational being in a vibrational universe. Attracting … [Read more...]

Welfare for the RICH, Frank Corbin – FREE Seminar$

WELFARE FOR THE RICH by Frank Corbin As we all know, the US financial system is currently in a mess. Institutions like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Bear Sterns, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Bear Stern, AIG and now Washington Mutual are struggling to keep their heads above water. These organizations are either declaring bankruptcy, being bought out by other big financial institution or looking at the US Government for a financial life-support. As with any business model, we must admit … [Read more...]

Bob Proctor’s Secrets to Abundance

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OPRAH says: Your Partner is Secretly Unhappy, 6 Signs

6 Signs Your Partner Is Secretly Unhappy There've been no late-night texts from mysterious numbers, no blow-out fights, but you still can't shake the feeling something's off. Find out what some of those weird things might actually mean. ~ By Amy Shearn 1. He's Obsessively Acquiring Electronics As the novelist and essayist Charles Baxter put it in his book Burning Down the House, "People in a traumatized state tend to love their furniture." It's almost as if we're gathering things to … [Read more...]

International Widow’s Day – June 23

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Arcadia Stands Tall, While Resources Fall Short

Arcadia Stands Tall, While Resources Fall Short JAMAICA SCHOOL PROFILES 2012/13 SUPPORTING & Celebrating: Arcadia Primary was recently ranked by the National Education Inspectorate Jamaica (NEI) as one of the top schools reviewed, placing third. This is a notable achievement for a school that doesn't even have a computer for its students. Located in the small community of the same name in the hills of St Thomas, Arcadia, Jamaica currently schools 50 students. It used to be an all-age … [Read more...]

Bob Proctor’s 10 Best Quotes

Bob's Best Quotes “Thoughts become things. If you see it in your mind, you will hold it in your hand.” "I think earning money is the simplest thing in the world once you learn how to do it." "See yourself living in abundance and you will attract it. It always works." “Set a goal to achieve something that is so big, so exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at the same time.It must be a goal that is soooo... appealing, so much in line with your spiritual core, that … [Read more...]

Sisters Under Siege, Women ~ Your Support Required!

The Women and Children of Iraq Are Under Siege "I am against war, since war means destruction, hurt and ruin. Nobody should like war especially when all the great powers of the world gang up against one country in an unequal war and try to destroy all signs of progress and make the country go back to the middle ages. People are starving to death and inflation is murder. Missiles and bombs do not think, they hit and explode-whether you are military or civilian, sick or well, old or young, men … [Read more...]

‘Great Leaders Learn Out Loud’, Chip R. Bell

The world’s most innovative companies are led by leaders with one characteristic in common—they are as zealous about learning as they are about their breakthroughs and discoveries. In a massive research study that produced the book The Innovator’s DNA (HBR Press), authors Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen found that innovation leaders observe the world like anthropologists: they ask provocative, disruptive questions, and perpetually experiment. In a word—they learn—and they learn … [Read more...]

Do You and Your Partner Go to Bed at the Same Time?

Remember the beginning of your relationship, when you couldn’t wait to go to bed with each other to make love? The one thing distinguishing a good marriage is that couples go to sleep with each other and wake up with each other. When partners don't go to bed at the same time, they miss a critical time for connecting. This pattern is the equivalent of a huge lost opportunity for sustaining and nurturing your partnership. The bedroom should be used for sleeping, sexual intimacy, or even pillow … [Read more...]

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