Today, while I crunched my abs on my sister’s Ab Lounge, I had the TV on watching the only channel we get, therefore watching the rich-woman-targeted show The View. I was turned off simply by who the target audience is. Their focus is on looking good, whether it’s fake or not and no matter how much it will cost financially or socially. Continue reading “”

CTV.ca | MPs hike expense allowance by 20 per cent

Read this article about the Canadian Government increasing the living allowances of the MPs. My favourite line is “There were members who were having a hard time staying within the limit.” …yeah… not even going to comment on that.

After living here in Kenya for a year, such a statement makes me want to puke. God bless Canada.

poonmonkey: A Stranger a Day

Read this article from my cousin Lyndsay’s blog. I thought it was funny and worth mentioning because it is a great idea. In Western culture we tend to be too much to ourselves and not really wanting to approach people if we don’t have to. However, I don’t see Christ falling into such a shadow. Perhaps we too could learn to talk to people more often.

Props to my cousin. I love her and miss her and she’s the smartest person I know!

CTV.ca | Hezbollah military positions destroyed: Israel

I just read this article on the recent fighting on the border of Israel and Lebanon. I found it to be a very familiar story. But not a familiar story from this century–rather from the Old Testament days–the days of the Israelites, God's people, when they were attacking and being attacked by neighbouring nations.

I have been reading through Joshua and Judges lately. As well, I recently read Jeremiah and we are studying Isaiah right now in a course called "Major Prophets." With this in the background, I cannot help but make Continue reading “”