Category Archives: Courage

More than Life . . .

You’ve likely seen recent images of twenty-one Egyptian young men – Coptic Christians – clad in orange jumpsuits, kneeling in line on the Libyan seashore. Behind each one stands a hooded radical Islamist, clad in black, clasping a knife. The … Continue reading

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A Life of Value

The post below is a modified edition of my column article for publication May 8, 2014  in The Watford Guide Advocate. ~~~ Do you recall the case of the birth in British Columbia of twin baby girls, Tatiana and Krista Hogan, … Continue reading

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Margaret — Lifter of Spirits

Thank you for visiting Raise Your Gaze. Today we’re continuing the theme of sharing our gifts and talents, and so I’m sharing about Margaret—a woman who shared her humble gifts despite considerable difficulty. ~~~ Bold, active and confident—that was Margaret. Supported … Continue reading

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