What’s your story?
What’s your story?

Has anyone ever asked you: “What’s your story?” Where would you begin? What depths of detail would you share? Would you stick to the highlights and skim over the low points? Where would God factor into your narrative? Sharing...

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Unmatchable Offer
Unmatchable Offer

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Did you catch the buzz about the free downtown Vancouver apartment in the Shangri-la tower this week? Those not absorbed in news about US politics this week were treated to a tantalizing offer posted on Craigslist...

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Days of the Dead
Days of the Dead

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  This is the season for spooky decorations, costume parties and fright-filled movies. It’s hard to miss the symbols of tombstones, corpses, skeletons, ghosts that reflect the central theme of this occasion is...

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Made from a Star
Made from a Star

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Did you know 40,000 tons of cosmic dust falls to Earth every year?Maybe that’s not so surprising when you consider the 100 thousand million stars in our Milky Way galaxy. Each giant nuclear reactor converts...

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Faith and Politics
Faith and Politics

By Pastor Rhoda Klein Miller  Here in BC a snap election has been called to determine the provincial leadership that will guide our post-pandemic recovery. Currently our American neighbours are facing a critical decision of national leadership...

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God’s Compassion
God’s Compassion

By Colin Griffiths This is Wednesday morning and there is smoke in the air again. The fires have come pretty close to people who are really important to me. My niece was on evacuation standby for a week and she had to make some tough decisions...

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Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day

By Rhoda Klein Miller  The year was 1973 and 6 year old Phyllis Webstad was so excited for her first day of school. Her grandma had saved her nickels and dimes to take Phyllis shopping for something special to wear to mark the occasion. Phyllis...

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Creative Power
Creative Power

By Rhoda Klein Miller  Did you pick up a new hobby, skill or craft project in the past few months? Our church librarian Eilleen recently left me a photocopy of an article about how the pandemic has spurred an increased interest in knitting. The...

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Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace

By Rhoda Klein Miller  I let out a deep sigh at the sound of gushing water as soap suds rose around me. I was not sinking into a bubble bath but savouring a place even more relaxing – my local car wash. The falling soot from smoke-choked...

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Crunch Time
Crunch Time

By Rhoda Klein Miller  When something must be decided or done and the difficulty can no longer be avoided. I don’t know if you relate but I tend to justify procrastination of the toughest tasks by being “productive” and...

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Do not fear
Do not fear

By Rhoda Klein Miller  To school teachers and administrators and parents of students who must lead and make tough decisions in uncertain and fearful times. In the days ahead you will do your best to plan despite missing or conflicting information...

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