Contributed on Jun 8, 2009
Deciding to 1)Cover up 2) Give up or 3)Stand up in the midst of difficulties.
A firestorm has been brewing as of late over revelations of lavish and questionable spending at eHealth Ontario, a provincial agency tasked with creating electronic health files. A freedom of information request revealed the agency spent $5-million in untendered contracts in only four months, ...read more
Contributed on Jun 15, 2009
In Ruth 1:19-22 we see a New Beginning moving from a 1) Total Loss to a 2) Total Gain.
The chalk cliffs of Beachy Head on England’s south coast are the British answer to the Golden Gate Bridge: a place of beauty and stillness that has a terrible allure, both practical and aesthetic, for suicidal people. Neil and Kazumi Puttick, a married couple jumped to their deaths on the evening ...read more
Contributed on Jun 28, 2009
We see How God Provides through 1)Godly Government. 2) Godly Providence. 3) People of Godly Character.
With the official start of Summer, we have come into the Season of labor unrest. This week, crowds as hoards descended on the LCBO as if to stay off an alcoholic apocalypse. Currently, strikes reign from Toronto to Windsor and pundits wonder if we can have any workplace stability. Who will deliver ...read more
Contributed on Jul 6, 2009
Boaz 1) Took the Initiative, 2) Encouraged Ruth 3) Protected & Provided
On Tuesday, Bahia Bakari was left as the only known survivor among the 153 people on the Yemenia Airbus A310 jet which crashed off the Comoros. The obstacles she faced to survive were staggering. She had to overcome: A plane disintegrating at hundreds of kilometres an hour as it hit the water; ...read more
Contributed on Jul 12, 2009
1) Loving-kindness in Praise 2) Loving-kindness in Hope and 3) Loving-kindness in Service
Economists point to record June housing sales as a strong indicator to Canadian Economic turnaround. What a difference a month can make. In God’s kingdom, what a difference a day makes. Naomi and her family disobeyed God’s instructions, left His people and sought what they thought was greener ...read more
Contributed on Jul 19, 2009
In seeking our Kinsman-redeemer we must look for: 1) The Right Purpose, we must go to 2) The Right Person 3) We Must Make the Right Preparations and finally 4) We Must be at the Right Place
A curious phenomena occurring more and more these days is the ever increasing relationships between two people of differing age brackets. For some noteworthy examples, it can be decades apart. A French court is currently examining whether the elderly heiress to the L’Oreal fortune, Europe’s richest ...read more
Contributed on Aug 2, 2009
1) Ruth submitted to Boaz 2) Ruth listened to Boaz 3) Ruth received gifts from Boaz & 4) Ruth waited for Boaz to work
How has your sleep been this summer? Are you a light or heavy sleeper? With the cooler temperatures this summer it has meant no air conditioning but unlike other cooler times of year, most nights it means sleeping with the windows open. Naturally when the windows are open you hear everything ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2009
1) Boaz’s preparation for court action, (2) the transcript of the court proceedings, & (3) Boaz’s response to the outcome of the court proceedings.
This week saw the conviction of Garth Drabinsky and Myron Gottlieb receiving sentences of seven and six years in jail, respectively, by an Ontario Superior Court judge for their orchestrating a massive accounting fraud at theatre company Livent Inc. This has been a drama playing out for the past ...read more
Contributed on Aug 16, 2009
1) The Salutation (Ruth 4:11-12) 2) The Son (Ruth 4:13-17) & 3) the Summary (Ruth 4:18-22).
Weddings are a fascinating custom. With my wife owning a flower shop we know all about weddings. Center pieces, corsages, bouquets, and decorations mean a lot of work and expense. With hall rentals, food, drink, tuxedo, gowns, relatives and gifts, a wedding is probably the most elaborate event any ...read more