I am tired of pivoting. I am guessing you are, too. I grow weary of hearing about how these are ‘unprecedented times’. The stress of limping forward into this past Christmas season, where many thought of little to celebrate, weighed on me more than I would care to admit. I need community. I need hope. I need human connection. I need the very real and powerful things that my … [Read more...] about Weathering the global pandemic: Are worship services an essential service?
The great Warren Buffet is known to say that one of the magic secrets to his investing success is living a long time; a tangential way of crediting the wonder of compounding. So, one way that we can become wealthier is to simply live longer. Living longer is harder to achieve today than it was even just a year ago. At the time of writing the Health Canada website is … [Read more...] about Crazy little thing called love: one Christian’s response to Covid
Very few miss Mark Buhler on the streets of Southeast Vancouver. Standing 6’6,” and crowned by a tilly hat, his smile is disarming. He ducks in and out of shops and restaurants, reconfirming friendships with Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists and acquaintances from BC Housing nearby. Buhler works as a Fellowship missionary to Vancouver with a base at Faith Fellowship Baptist Church. He … [Read more...] about COVID – Christ Orchestrates Very Interesting Developments
Because of COVID, international travel has come to a screeching halt. Instead, we are encouraged to take a staycation and visit destinations closer to home. We were anxious for a getaway so when travel restrictions were lifted, we made plans for a weekend away. Our destination was Kamloops. We chose Kamloops for a couple of reasons. We wanted to go somewhere we could … [Read more...] about A staycation in Kamloops during COVID
With more than 700 seniors residing on our campus-of-care, there is a wide range of interactions and levels of supporting elderly seniors from families during this COVID-19 pandemic. As I write this today, we have reached 100 days of lockdown. This has meant there have been no visitors in the long-term care homes, and only socially distanced visits for those who live in … [Read more...] about Supporting elderly seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic