Category Archives: Foundations

The Building Project (Guest Post by Peter Cusick)

My friend Peter Cusick generously gave permission for us to reprint an article* he recently posted online. I like his to-the-point writing style and his engaging, inimitable preaching. (Peter is lead pastor of St. Thomas Pentecostal Church (in St. Thomas, … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Building, character formation, Construction, Divine Wisdom, Foundations, Limitations, Matthew 7:24-25, Opinions, P-Pep! Column, Peter Cusick, Quality Tools, STPA | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jinxed?

Sometimes we may well wonder whether we’re jinxed. Great! When my manuscript document for “Raise Your Gaze . . . Mindful Musings of a Grateful Heart” was nearing the end of its journey and editing and formatting and final checking … Continue reading

Posted in chance, Creation, Foundations, Inspirational, jinx, Lifting Spirits, New birth, Perseverence, Re-Creation, Redemption, Spiritual birth | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sean*

. . . at times, it seems that common courtesy is in short supply, and we wonder what kind of pathetic characters are going to be running the world, a teenager like Sean comes our way. Our eyebrows shoot up a couple of notches and our hopes for the coming generation and future of the world revive. Continue reading

Posted in character formation, Foundations, Honour, Inspirational, Lifting Spirits, others-centred, parenting, Respect, Responsibility, Vision | Tagged | 1 Comment

Gaze-Raiser has Foundations

  We Canucks were given a lull of sorts in the opening weeks of the baby year on a couple of Canadian politics-related issues. First, we only had the odd flutter about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s alleged misdemeanors from the media’s … Continue reading

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