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Minister's Minute: A new home, a new opportunity

Minister's Minute: A new home, a new opportunity

When we first arrived in Canada, back in March 1996 from South Africa, we left a country that was familiar, where we had routes, purpose, and a sense of belonging and arrived in a new place. A different place.
Meet Pansy

Meet Pansy

Pansies are an old garden favourite for fall into summer plantings. Most varieties are very cold hardy, flowering non-stop unless we have a hard frost, and then recovering quickly into re-bloom.
Minister's Minute: Thankful and hopeful

Minister's Minute: Thankful and hopeful

Scripture states, Lamentations 3:19-20, “The thought of my suffering and homelessness is bitter beyond words. I will never forget this awful time, as I grieve over my loss.” Jeremiah was depressed.
Gallery 1710 artists still hard at work

Gallery 1710 artists still hard at work

Turning Over a New Leaf is the new show ongoing until Nov. 8 at Gallery 1710 in Tsawwassen. To comply with COVID-19, there are reduced hours to see the show - Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Meet winter green manure

Meet winter green manure

South Delta Garden Club
Minister's Minute: Small turkey, big Thanksgiving

Minister's Minute: Small turkey, big Thanksgiving

With large family gatherings discouraged in a year that many people can’t wait to see the end of, it is understandable that folks will have a hard time getting into the Thanksgiving spirit.
Meet Buckwheat

Meet Buckwheat

South Delta Garden Club
Minister's Minute: Warning: caution fatigue ahead!

Minister's Minute: Warning: caution fatigue ahead!

Some time ago I was introduced to the term, compassion fatigue – the experience of giving out more through caring and compassion then you are able to replenish - something that people in caring professions know all too well.
Minister's Minute: Back to. . . normal?

Minister's Minute: Back to. . . normal?

Back to school, back to work, back to church. . . well not quite back to normal. More and more, things seem to be getting back to a familiar routine.
A drive-by bee book signing

A drive-by bee book signing

The bee guy will be signing books socially-distanced and via drive-by this Sunday in Ladner. Author Dave Doroghy will be in the parking lot in front of Black Bond Books from noon to 4 p.m.