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Through the eyes of a child

Through the eyes of a child

Playing God. Definitely not something most Christians would encourage. However, I've recently found myself faced with how to handle my four year old son wanting to do that very thing. The first time that he told me, “Mama, I’m God.
Geoff Johnson: Parent-teacher interviews often unsatisfying

Geoff Johnson: Parent-teacher interviews often unsatisfying

It’s that time again and nobody is really comfortable. Tax time? No, it’s parent-teacher conference time, an experience that one parent likened to speed dating.
Les Leyne: Auditor saga could be over at last

Les Leyne: Auditor saga could be over at last

Four days before the drop-dead date, the B.C. legislature has devised an exit strategy for auditor general John Doyle. It won’t make everyone happy. But at least everyone is mutually unhappy.
Sit 'n' Spin

Sit 'n' Spin

I got this email from one of my besties, Del, who has lost about 50 pounds in the last few years by combining a healthy diet with walking and yoga, see "The oracle Delfine speaks..
Week 7 - Oh yeah baby! That's what I'm talkin' about!!

Week 7 - Oh yeah baby! That's what I'm talkin' about!!

Week 7 - What did I learn this week: 1) I'm smarter than I thought 2) I'm dumber than I thought 3) I'm weaker than I thought and 4) I hate lentils More on lesson 1 - I passed my first CMA AP exam!!! I am so relieved! The class average was only 58% so
Lutheran prays for next pope

Lutheran prays for next pope

We don’t have a pope. I am a Lutheran. And if you know anything of the history of Martin Luther and the time of the reformation, you’ll know there was no love lost between him and the pope of his day.
Comment: Beyond ‘quick wins’: Decolonizing British Columbia

Comment: Beyond ‘quick wins’: Decolonizing British Columbia

British Columbians will soon be going to the polls to determine the next government of the province. Whatever happens, the new government will face the momentous challenge of decolonizing the province.
Iain Hunter: Clark’s reign raises a host of questions

Iain Hunter: Clark’s reign raises a host of questions

If the legislative precinct makes her sick, as she has said it does, why is Christy Clark so keen, apparently, to stay there as premier? Is there such a thing as political bulimia? I say “apparently,” because it’s not certain as I write this that she
Elizabeth Payne: More in food to worry about than horsemeat

Elizabeth Payne: More in food to worry about than horsemeat

People will ingest some surprising things without changing their eating habits. Or even flinching. The hamburger is an intriguing example.
Heavy Mental

Heavy Mental

Two weeks in, 12 pounds down, and my first group mental training session. We talked about setting smart goals - Specific Measurable Actionable Realistic Timely goals...all I could think of was bondage pants.