‘Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbour to the man who fell among the robbers?’ He said, ‘The one who showed him mercy.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘You go, and do likewise.’ (Luke 10:36-37) For many of the Jews in Jesus’ day, one of the most unexpected (and unwelcome) aspects […]
“Let’s be honest,” my friend says to me. “You didn’t really want to drive all the way down there just to get coffee, right?” I thought of what I really wanted to say to my friend, the questions I wanted answered, and the emotions that were galloping through me. I wanted to confront my friend […]
We met the summer before I entered university. He was handsome, sporty, and impressively intelligent. A year my senior, he looked out for me during my first months as a frosh. It was a close but ambiguous relationship. We talked on the phone for hours, lead our campus Christian group together and he’d invite me […]
Learning to descerne when to let go, when to understand that friendships are not meant to last, where they become toxic to you is important. Forgiveness is one thing, letting go is another.
I live a blessed life in Canada. The landscapes are breathtaking, the skies are big, education is (relatively) affordable, and healthcare is free. I am able to pursue my God and my dreams with the support of a loving family. Unfortunately for a large population of Aboriginal Peoples living in Canada, their situation is one […]
Imagine you’ve gone into business with your friend. Doesn’t have to be your best friend, but a good friend. After a few months, a few years, you find out they did something terrible. Illegal, even. Now you’re both out of a job, with no savings left and no new ideas. Five years down the line, […]