Lest We Forget

It is Remembrance Day in Canada, a day where we honour the memory of those who lost their lives so we could have freedom. We also honour our current military on this day as well. Every year, the following is recited at Memorial sites in just about every town and city on November 11. “At […]

My Number One Character Building Tip

My number one Character Building Tip. It's simple but it's all too easy to forget if you aren't proactive.

Good character – it’s not a phrase that is used often these days, but we would all rather be around people who have developed a strong sense of integrity, responsibility and self-sacrifice. It takes discipline and courage to develop a good character, and the lessons learned are usually small and seemingly insignificant. Be of good […]

It’s Time to Talk about Sacrifice

We all think we are busy these days but are we too busy to serve others? Without heart, time, and effort involved is there a sacrifice?

What type of sacrifice am I talking about? There’s a hint in the title of this blog. It’s not money, and it’s not the groceries you place in the food bank bin at your local supermarket. It’s not sending a bouquet, and it’s not giving someone an expensive, ornate gift. I firmly believe the greatest […]

No Roses But A Greater Sacrifice

He didn’t prove His love at a candlelight dinner. There were no long-stemmed roses, but there were thorns. Yes, there were thorns.

This week is the second busiest week for florists, coming in just behind Mothers Day weekend. Roses and bouquets, chocolates, fine wine, dinners out, and other romantic gestures will reign supreme. Even kids will get into the action by giving each other store-bought valentines. It’s Valentines Day! But did you know this day was initially […]