Are You Ready For Christmas?

It is a question I will first hear near around the beginning of December, but as the 25th of the month approaches, the question comes my way more and more frequently. Are you ready for Christmas?  For my family, Christmas is pretty low key. My wife’s side of the family is either on the other…

The Superstorms of Life

While this part of Canada is experiencing some absolutely beautiful sunny weather our news channels are feeding us images of areas of the Caribbean, Florida and a week ago in Texas that have been devastated by hurricanes. It would be so difficult to prepare for a storm of the magnitude of Hurricane Irma.  You know…

Life Giving Water

This coming Wednesday March 22nd is the United Nations World Water Day.  Every year it is about taking action to tackle the water crises that our world faces.  On the UN website it mentions today there are over 663 million people without a safe water supply close to home.  So many people spend countless hours…

Be Bold For Change

This past Wednesday March 8, 2017 was our annual International Women’s Day. It is a global day recognised by the United Nations that celebrates the cultural, economic, political and social achievements of women.  But the day is also very important to bring awareness that we still need to do better to bring about gender parity.…