Monthly Archives: April 2016

7×7=49, it’s time!

I woke up this morning and knew that it was time to end the experiment I have undertaken for the last 7 weeks. I knew one day I would know it was time. It has been a wonderful last seven … Continue reading

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Day 41-47…. The last week, I spent $7 on food

I just left my parents place after a short visit, eating a little scalloped potatoes, a piece of ham and a bit of desert. What a blessing that was. Other than that this week, it has been a week of … Continue reading

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Teaching the alphabet…M O T H E R

What a fun afternoon! A friend and I spent a couple of hours helping a new to Fredericton family learn the alphabet. When your alphabet that you have been used to for years is no longer your new alphabet, you … Continue reading

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What would you take if you had five minutes?

Tonight I was asked to speak to a youth group and I asked the question, ” if you had 5 minutes and had a gym bag to pack your most important possession in, what would you take?” The answers included: … Continue reading

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Day 42/43… Update on Widdny

As I have entered into this next chapter of my experiment, I continue to be encouraged. I know that our friends working in the nations we serve  are too. I was thrilled today to talk to our staff in Haiti … Continue reading

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Day 40 and 41… Why I can’t stop!

Yesterday was the final day of my 40 day experiment and I wanted to write about completing it last night, but I couldn’t! Why because I felt clearly led that I may not be done yet. May being the key … Continue reading

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Day 39…don’t let fear stop you!

What are you afraid of? As I look back over these 39 days I think one of my fears was whether or not I would be able to do what I had set out to do. One fear I didn’t … Continue reading

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Day 38…Family night and food

Wednesday night in our home means we are going to watch a couple of tv shows: Survivor and Big Brother Canada. While we watch these shows we usually have a snack. But since I can’t afford a snack due to … Continue reading

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Day 37…Hope and despair

One of the greatest blessings in doing the type of work I do is to be involved in people’s stories and help in some tangible way. Some of these are inspiring and some are heartbreaking. Today I met another incredible … Continue reading

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Day 36…where the hungriest people live

Click to access wfp275057.pdf As I complete day 36 of this experiment I want to shed some more light on this problem of food insecurity. As you can see by the map on the link provided, Canada isn’t a country … Continue reading

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