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Archives for: October 2016 (6 posts)
A Collision of Two Worlds
October 27, 2016 @ 5:12 AM by: Richard Steinecke

It was a delightful breakfast at a very expensive restaurant with three other senior lawyers. In addition to the business at hand, some of our number recounted adventures in buying expensive suits at one of the top-quality tailors in the city. I h ... [read full post]

October 23, 2016 @ 1:51 PM by: Richard Steinecke

We often hear talk about a group or organization being like “one big family”. More often than not that is just talk. But at our Walkathon yesterday, the group did feel like family. Certainly there were diverse elements including staff, ... [read full post]

If You Don't Like the Answer, Ask Someone Else
October 22, 2016 @ 7:20 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Jesus’ parable about the persistent neighbour is about relying on God to answer prayer. If you can pester a neighbour who cannot be bothered to help you to giving you want you want, how much more is God who loves you and wants the best for y ... [read full post]

Two Steps Backwards
October 18, 2016 @ 5:21 AM by: Richard Steinecke

You just cannot explain some days. Last Wednesday was one of them. It began with a confrontation with a volunteer who refused to stop aggressively presenting his unusual and somewhat disturbing views to others. Then there were more than the usual ... [read full post]

A Widow's Mite
October 14, 2016 @ 3:13 PM by: Richard Steinecke

It is amazing to see a Bible story replay right in front of you. But earlier this week that very thing happened. A community member came up to me during our dinner and asked if he could make a donation to our work. I knew he had very little money, ... [read full post]

October 5, 2016 @ 4:47 PM by: Richard Steinecke

“Fellowship” is a quaint term. You hear it most often in church settings and in the Lord of the Rings Movies. The word conjures up an image of group camaraderie, joyful celebration, and good friends. After going through our food bank, ... [read full post]

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