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THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES

We read in fairy tales of trees with human faces, trees that can walk, and sometimes talk. If you listen closely you can learn secrets from the hidden life of trees that will help you survive a pandemic. (more…)
Bob Jones
November 21, 2020
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THE FACE OF LEUKEMIA: KATELYN’S STORY

Katelyn is 13 years old, lives in St Albert, Alberta, plays soccer and loves Jesus. She has beautiful blond hair and the prettiest smile in the world. An Emergency Room Katelyn, or as her St Albert Impact soccer teammates know her, “Kate,” was in Calgary for a weekend shopping trip with her mom and sister. On the Friday evening Kate wasn’t feeling very well. When the discomfort persisted into the early morning hours her mom, Amanda, drove Kate to an emergency ward for attention. Mom suspected that Kate had a severe case of the flu. She was floored when doctors informed her, "Your daughter has leukemia." “Leukemia!?” The room spun. Cancer and Chemo The very sound of the word was…
Bob Jones
March 4, 2016
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Heroes in Life and Death

Canada paused June 10, 2014 to honor three men who served their country as RCMP officers. I sat with some of our church staff to watch portions of the broadcast of the funeral service in Moncton, New Brunswick. At that time I blogged, "It is sobering to think this could have happened in St Albert where I live - the safest city of its size in Canada." And now "it" has happened in St Albert. Senseless Deaths Const. David Wynn, 42, and Auxiliary Const. Derek Bond, 49, were investigating a report of a stolen vehicle inside the Apex Casino on Saturday January 17th when they were both shot by 34-year-old Shawn Rehn. Bond was released from hospital after being shot…
Bob Jones
June 10, 2014