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Retreat Spotlight

Alexandra Retreat & Events Centre Bethlehem Centre Honeymoon Bay Retreat Pacific Life Bible College Rock Ridge Canyon The Firs           Alexandra Retreat & Events Centre The Alexandra Retreat & Events Centre is part of the Alexandra Neighbourhood House. A non-profit organization, located in the heart of Crescent Beach that serves the […]

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Til Debt Do Us Part – Part 1

Good Debt vs. Bad Debt by Arnold Machel, CFP® “The wicked borrow and do not repay…” Psalm 37:21 It’s been my experience that one of the biggest points of contention between spouses is debt management. Trying to navigate debt for oneself is hard enough. Factor in competing ideologies and feelings about debt and you have […]

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A visit to the Hiding Place

Holland’s Corrie ten Boom Museum by Elsemieke Wishart We waited in the line up outside the dark green wooden door on the narrow cobblestoned Dutch side street. In the window above me was a triangular red and white sign, and I tried to imagine what it must have been like during World War II when […]

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ASPEN GREEN – A NEW BEGINNING

Beulah Garden (BG) Homes has established a warm and inviting community for seniors in Vancouver. Over 70 years ago, a group of pensioners were concerned over the limited options for seniors housing. And so, the Senior Citizens’ Home Association (SCHA) was incorporated to address this shortage in Vancouver. Empowered with the proceeds from a Lions […]

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Elim grand opening in Chilliwack

ANNOUNCEMENT The Board of Directors, Management and staff of Elim Village announce the Grand Opening of the Elim Village Garrison Crossing Presentation Centre.  Elim Village at Garrison Crossing is modelled on Elim Village in Surrey, a unique Christian retirement community with over 640 residents. The vision of Elim Village at Garrison Crossing is consistent with […]

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New life… Spiritual legacy

by Sharon Simpson Yesterday, a new baby entered this crazy and wonderful world. I know that it happens every day, but yesterday, that baby carried my DNA – maybe my eye colour, my hair colour or my ability to wiggle my ears. A granddaughter. My granddaughter. Our family has grown and on both sides and […]

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Incredible India,

Go local in Kerala Photo credit: Bart Vermeulen by Keri Vermeulen How many of you travellers have returned home from your trip-of-a-lifetime journey to an exotic locale, with photographs, fond memories and souvenirs – but little knowledge or understanding of the people and land you visited? It’s okay, sometimes a resort vacation is exactly what […]

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Advice versa, pay more – get more

by Arnold Machel, CFP®   “Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain.” Deuteronomy 25:4 Last month we looked at changes to statement reporting that will (to some extent, at least) make the fees that you pay to own mutual funds more transparent to you. In short, most mutual fund investors […]

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Chiropractic medicine has come a long way

By Jack Taylor “Just relax,” says my chiropractor as she gently rocks my head back and forth in her hands. A quick movement in her skilled hands and the release in my neck is done. But my back, however, doesn’t want to release so easily. Rumour has it that up to 80 per cent of us […]

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In Times of Transition

by Sharon Simpson Seniors face many transitions. For some, these transitions can come quite quickly and seemingly out of left field. One day, life is completely normal and the next, something unexpected happens and life goes sideways. This could be a fall, a stroke, a diagnosis or a death. Not all transitions that take place […]