Month: February 2018

  • Seeds in the Heart

    Seeds in the Heart

    Seeds of compassion and concern are buried in the human heart and when need appears or tragedy strikes, those seeds grow to fruition quickly. Anyone with a sense if humanity is ready and willing to help another in dire need. Call it love, concern, compassion or care. It is our willingness to reach out, provide […]



    Doing harm to oneself has become a serious issue, particularly among teens, and is a possible sign of mental illness. This graphic gives a closer look at the behaviour and its causes. 90% of those who do self-harm are pre-teen or teenagers, it often begins at age 14. 38% of older teens and young adults […]

  • Missing the Point

    Missing the Point

    A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give me a drink.” (For his disciples had gone away into the city to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?” (For Jews have no […]



    Parents: Please don’t be afraid to discuss suicide with your teens In the last two months, I have heard of two teenage deaths by suicide. In one of them, the school was proactive and engaged the support of mental health professionals. Teens, faculty and staff were given permission to discuss their powerful feelings, and grieve. […]

  • Can You Help?

    Can You Help?

    It’s impossible to put a price tag on what it means to reach down into the darkness, give someone a helping hand, simply by feeding them, clothing them and give them hope. Your support can make a “best thing” happen for someone in need today! I can’t thank you enough for your incredible generosity. Together […]