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The Twelve Steps – a Spiritual Journey: Step Three: Surrender

The Twelve Steps – a Spiritual Journey: Step Three: Surrender Our journey to freedom began with the first two steps, admitting, “I can’t!” but “God can!” But that’s just the beginning. From here, we must move from a place of … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps – a Spiritual Journey: Step Two: Faith

The Twelve Steps – a Spiritual Journey: Step Two: Faith The First Step in our journey towards freedom, healing and restoration in our lives began thus: “We admitted we were powerless over (our sin or addiction) – that our lives … Continue reading

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Phil Collins, Genesis, and the Soundtrack of my High School Years #BookReview

When I was in high school, Phil Collins and Genesis were the sound tracks of my life. From Phil Collins No Jacket Required to Genesis’ Invisible Touch albums, they were definitely some of my most played cassette tapes. To this … Continue reading

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The Twelve Steps – a Year Long Spiritual Journey: Step #1: Humility

The Twelve Steps – a Year Long Spiritual Journey: Step #1: Humility A wise person once said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. And at the beginning of this New Year at Overcomers Outreach … Continue reading

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On the Bookshelf – Overcomers Outreach by Bob and Pauline Bartosch

In addition to serving as a guidance counsellor and teacher at Regent Christian Academy, I also have the privilege of serving as the Executive Coordinator for a Christian 12 step recovery ministry called Overcomers Outreach of Canada. Earlier this fall, I had … Continue reading

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Reflections with Calvin and Hobbes – Road Trip!

Well, it looks like almost a month has passed since my last ‘weekly’ update. Oops! Here’s what’s been happening in my life on the rainy west coast lately… Two weekends ago, I had the opportunity to head out to a … Continue reading

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The Weekend Funnies – on smoking

I’ll never forget the first year that we moved our family to Beausejour in 2007. My oldest son Caleb was going into grade six, and the only one of our four children who was going to be attending the secondary school … Continue reading

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