Home Retreat

11 Dec 18
Writing Down the Story

I bought a new laptop last week. The woman who assisted in the Seattle store was nearly my age, as rare in an Apple store as in Trader Joe’s. She obviously knew the language or she wouldn’t have been there, but she didn’t flaunt it like the youngsters do. She probably still remembers the foreign […]

11 Dec 18
Site Title

Chapter 1- How did I become a part of this? I look around me and I see a group of nervous, tired men. The day is July 4th, 1776. I know this is an important day- I feel it in my bones. Today is the day that we, as the thirteen colonies of England, change […]

11 Dec 18
Ponderings

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11 Dec 18
ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย2

ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/Tourism/30360048 Centara unveils Majestic Hotel in the heart of Doha’s business istrict Tourism December 08, 2018 17:00 By The Nation Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hospitality group, has made its debut in Qatar with the launch of a spectacular new seaview hotel in Doha, the country’s rapidly […]

11 Dec 18
Indigenous History Education in Ontario

I grew up in a small town just an hour West of Toronto with a population (at the time) of 10,000 people. I was never faced with the possibility that my country could commit such horrendous acts of violence such as residential schools and stealing land, let along my home town have any part of […]

11 Dec 18
Soigne's Blog

A cover of disguise and supernatural quality apparently lingers over Isla Gigantes , gathering of islands off the shoreline of Carles and Estancia in Northern Iloilo. On the off chance that you get some information about Gigantes Islands, they will most likely restore your inquiry ask you what that is. That is on the grounds […]

11 Dec 18
BroPolar

October 23rd, 2018 When it comes to finding a job it takes time, money, and mental stamina to compete with hundreds of other applicants for the one position that will give you what you are looking for in life. Whether it be money, a fresh start, or an experience to build your professional portfolio finding, […]

11 Dec 18
Andy Gibb

The light was never in our favour but the views were still wonderful. We broke trail up Christmas Gully which I don’t recommend unless you know the route and the avalanche risk is low. The tracks of a snowshoe hare kept us company as we followed the trail uphill, getting showered with cold snow as […]

11 Dec 18
Sufficient Living

The Growing Business of Helping Customers Slow Down Giana M. EckhardtKatharina C. Husemann This HBR article sums up why I have embraced mindfulness and in-turn minimalism: to slow down long enough to think for a change. This emerging business of helping customers slow down is the result of life moving too fast with too much […]

11 Dec 18
and that's the way it was

EUROPE RUSSIA The Trump administration renewed its objection to Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea on Monday, with Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis Fannon arguing that it will give Moscow additional leverage over Western Europe while bypassing and isolating Ukraine. The Ukrainian economy is partially dependent on the […]

11 Dec 18
SeeYin

(My excerpt from an article by my colleague Rev Dr Song Jun of China Graduate School of Theology) As Communist China continues its ever growing and intensifying crack down of churches, countless pastors and christians have been arrested. The authorities have now officially prohibited all Christmas decorations, all Christmas trees, Santas, celebrations [think of Narnia […]

11 Dec 18
Through the Eyes

College, some of the best years of many peoples’ lives. What is it that makes people that make this the time of their lives? In my experience, one of the best things that I have done while in college is getting involved with organizations on campus. According to The Conversation 1 of 5 college students […]

11 Dec 18
OuR Last Words

“Another day another dollar. Check out my fit, issa Blue-collar. This passion for life, its legit. But I got two jobs that I won’t quit. I work more than I’m home and– There’s time! Oh wait, now it’s gone. I holler, my daughter knows daddy pays for home. Trees shake from the winds sway and […]