Well here it is August 31 - the end of Summer! The leaves are turning already and the geese are flying - seems early but it is happening. People have been asking me - How Was Your Summer? My standard answer has been "it's summer, nothing special, just going along." I think because we tend to think of summer in terms of weather. Our weather has not been the best summer we ever had. But I took stock today of the last few weeks and regardless of the weather, it has been anythi
I think the title of this blog is fitting because I am sure some of us are ready to say "Oh ya, I have not heard much about Fort Mac....." but lest we forget that they are our Albertan and Canadian family members - we dare NOT forget. One day it could be you or I in need of our Albertan and/or Canadian family. When I went to the Southern USA in 2007, I drove through four states and one of them was Mississippi. I got to drive through cities that had been ravaged by Hurrica
My heart aches for the people of Fort McMurray as does many of yours. I had only heard from a distance about the forest fires up in the Fort Mac area until last night. I was volunteering at a Pastors Conference and about five o'clock we could tell something had changed in Fort Mac. There were a number of pastors and spouses at the conference from Fort Mac and all of the sudden there was a flurry of cell phone activity and people coming out from the conference to make calls.