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Born Again

Just over 2 weeks ago, our third grandchild, Alistair came into the world. It was a snowy “summer” day in Edmonton. As far as births go, his entrance into the world was fairly typical and uneventful. There were no complications and he went home with his parents the next day. As he grows up, he…

The Resurrection Changes Everything

Growing up, all of us have seen movies that have both inspired and terrified us. Many directors possess the skills to take our imaginations to new heights. Steven Spielberg was one of the best ones. He directed movies such as E.T., Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Jaws forming almost the perfect trifecta of entertainment. Childhood…

Christ is Risen, Indeed!

When I was growing up, every year we had to go the cemetery and pay our respects to the ancestors. It was based on the Chinese calendar and almost always ended up around Easter. There we would give an offering of rice, an orange, an apple, a shot of tea and an alcoholic beverage, and…

Lessons on Death from Jesus

I went to the doctor today for my usual checkup. It is interesting as one gets older how the body changes and more limitations are discovered. There are more aches and pains and mortality becomes more of a reality than in the past. Now to alleviate anyone’s curiosity, my visit to the doctor was good. That…