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October 2014 is the 1st year anniversary of the new “Pointes of View.”

To everyone who has visited this site and read a post, commented and shared it…thank you!

To you who are reading this as your first “Pointes of View” post…welcome!Slide1

My commitment is to use these posts to help YOU grow.

To do so I want to better understand you and your challenges, interests and worldview.

I’ll be in touch shortly with a survey to help better serve you.

Here are five posts of the past twelve months…

The Top 5 All Time Pointes Of View Posts

#1 – 13 Things to Stop Doing To Your Marriagestop-signs (3,357 views / 374 shares)

I’ve been counseling couples for 34 years – just one year less than the number of years my wife has been reminding me that I am a lucky man.

Here are 13 things to stop doing that can be the start of something fantastic for your marriage.

 Read more here…

#2 – 17 Courageous Statements You Need To HearGirl Preparing to Pool Dive (2,089 views / 191 shares)

2014 is a year of Courage at North Pointe. Theme Bible verse: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

“Courage does not always roar; sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’ Mary Anne Radmacher

Read more here…


#3 – 25 Top Quotes (1886 views / 136 shares)

The right words at the right time can inspire a breakthrough in your life.

A quote can have the power to get you through a bad week or the courage to pursue your dreams.

Here are 25 quotes you’ll want to read.

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#4 – Four Things I Told My Sons Before They Got Married (1,773 views / 263 shares)

JM and Angie''s wedding

cory and lynsey wedding

On Saturday July 26, 2014 I had the privilege of officiating our firstborn son’s wedding. It was a tranquil setting on his fiance’s family’s farm, near Delmas, Saskatchewan.

Four years earlier on May 29th, I had the same pleasure at our youngest son, Jean Marc’s wedding in Edmonton, Alberta.

I am proud of my sons and happy for them and their spouses. There were four things I told them before they got married.

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#5 – They Call Me “Pastor” (1,620 Views / 313 Shares)Slide1

Being a pastor is not something to which I aspired. It certainly wasn’t a childhood dream. By nature, I’m a loner. (My teenage ambition was to be a hermit. Really) By nurture, I’m a people person.

I’m like a turtle on a fence post. When you see a turtle on a fence post you know it didn’t get there on its own – someone put it there. My fence post is a platform for sincere respect and genuine love for the people God has entrusted to my care.

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Bob Jones

Happily married to Jocelyn for 44 years. We have two adult sons, Cory and his wife Lynsey and their son Vincent and daughter Jayda; Jean Marc and his wife Angie and their three daughters, Quinn, Lena and Annora. I love inspiring people through communicating, blogging, and coaching. I enjoy writing, running, and reading. I'm a fan of the Double E, Bruins, Celtics, Red Sox and Pats. Follow me on Twitter @bobjones49ers

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