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DELIVERING HAPPINESS IN NUNAVUT

Maybe it was the thought of a child opening a box, looking inside, and shouting, “Wow!!” Or maybe it was the idea that an RCMP officer would personally deliver the box to the child’s home. Law enforcement at the door in Nunavut usually means bad news but that officer would deliver an unexpected package of happiness. Whatever, we found ourselves in -33 Celsius wind chill going shopping for somebody else’s child. (more…)
Bob Jones
February 6, 2021
Life FormationLife Stories

I CAN: WAKEFIELD BREWSTER

Wakefield Brewster is a Spoken Word artist in Calgary, Alberta. To call him a poet or a rapper is to understate his ability. His recitation of an original creation sums up the situation for many who suffer, “I couldn’t see the lock so I didn’t need a key”. (more…)
Bob Jones
February 3, 2021
Life FormationLife Stories

DEATH SQUAD VISIT ENDS IN MIRACLE

Daniel Menjivar came to Canada in 1987 from El Salvador where there was a civil war. He was looking for a safe place to live, free from persecution for political beliefs or discrimination for race or religion. Facing a death squad was extra motivation. (more…)
Jones Bob
January 28, 2021
Holidays PostsLife Stories

JONES FAMILY 2020 CHRISTMAS LETTER

2020 was… well… unique. In what other December could someone writing in jest, “I believe in mandatory vacations” create a social media firestorm. (Please read again to note the use of the word “vacations”.) And that about sums up the year for the Jones family. (more…)
Bob Jones
December 22, 2020