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Think It’s Hard Sending Your Kid Off to College – Think Again

By Iris Ruth Pastor Who doesn’t send off children anywhere without a pit in their stomachs? Whether it’s college, summer camp, or kindergarten? Is it really going to happen? Have we have done all we could to prepare them for leaving the nest? Are they well equipped and knowledgeable...

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Confessions of a 67 Year Old Daughter to Her 88 Year Old Mother

By Iris Ruth Pastor Dear Mom, You’d think by this time in my life, I would stop having secrets from you. Ha. You’d think by this time in my life – having reached the empowered age of 67 – that  I’d stop withholding information from you. Ha Though the...

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Leaning Into Grief

By Christine MacMillan Grief is something we would prefer to avoid. We don’t like thinking about it, yet alone talking about it. So why would you want to lean into your grief, and what does that exactly mean? We will, if we have not already, experience grief after the...

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Friendships – Are They A Key to Happy and Healthy Aging?

How many friends do you have?  Not acquaintances – but real friends? It turns out that this could be a critical question that could contribute to your overall health and happiness. And these friendships become even more important as we age. Some recent studies discovered that friendships were even...

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Here’s To All The Dads on Fathers Day!

Here’s To All The Dads on Fathers Day!

Posted in Blog, Relationships

Happy Fathers Day!   In celebration of all the Dads, here are a few of our favourite quotes and videos.  Have a wonderful day! “He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it”.    Clarence Budington Kelland “Any man can be a father....

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The Beauty of Best Friends Over the Years

By Iris Ruth Pastor My first best friend lived next door and was eight months older than me. In our first grade class, she overpowered me to the point that a very wise teacher recommended that we be split-up in second grade so I could develop my own personality....

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