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Remembrance Day 2016

On Remembrance Day in Canada (called Veteran’s Day in the States) I am often reflective (as I was in a post 5 years ago). I remember in Junior High (I think it was in English class, Grade 8), I had … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Traditions & Ford

From some of my writing, people will know that Remembrance Day is one of my “favourite holidays”: last year I wrote about the conflict (the tension) that embraces me every year when I show respect and honour for those who … Continue reading

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In Flander’s Fields

When I was in grade eight (that’s eighth grade to my American cousins) I had one bear of an instructor for English. He was known across the school as the hardest teacher for the subject. I guess I would have … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day Tension

Remembrance Day is always a tension for me. One of my more “legalistic” perspectives on my faith is that I believe, rather strongly, that we should not kill each other, exactly in reference to the fifth commandment (Exodus 20:13). Beyond … Continue reading

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