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A sidewalk birth

December 5th, 2017

By: Martha Tatarnic

Topic: Only One Thing

Just as the 911 dispatcher was saying those words nobody ever wants to hear (“I am now going to walk you through how to deliver this baby”), my phone froze, cutting off any further guidance that could have been offered. […] It took a few hours (maybe a few days) for my heart to stop racing and to realize that I had indeed been part of a miracle.


Beyond the gossip and glitter: What Katy Perry and Jesus teach us about performing and keeping it real

November 15th, 2017

By: Martha Tatarnic

Topic: Only One Thing

I am a far cry from celebrity or Saviour, yet I also face the possibility of having my life reduced to mere performance.


Where are you from? Where are you going?

November 2nd, 2017

By: David Burrows

Topic: Easter(n) Pilgrims

As I step into ever new undiscovered countries, I realize that my Rule of Life must reflect these tenets of God, of my love for God, and my love for others. Each time I encounter anew, I must reflect: How do I receive others, how do I take time with others?


Lessons in humility from the bike saddle

October 18th, 2017

By: Martha Tatarnic

Topic: Only One Thing

God reveals and promises the possibility of extraordinary change: replacing our hearts of stone with hearts of flesh, transforming our instinct for self-preservation with an instinct instead for God’s love.


Bystanders in the Kingdom

October 16th, 2017

By: Trevor Freeman

Topic: Citizens of Heaven

Most of the time we find that we are bystanders in situations. As bystanders in any group or institution we can choose whether we will be part of the Kingdom of God, or not.


Do things ever really change?

October 4th, 2017

By: David Burrows

Topic: Easter(n) Pilgrims

In the moving of life, we wrestle with God born within us, and God raised from death. In these two mysteries which we believe are reality, we find ways to return, to move, breathe, and grow.


The state of nature and the Kingdom of God

September 25th, 2017

By: Trevor Freeman

Topic: Citizens of Heaven

The worth and value of each life can’t be learned simply from observing how each living thing interacts with each other. Social, political, and economic equality between people cannot be learned from the state of nature. Justice and mercy and love cannot be learned from the state of nature. In other words, the Kingdom of God cannot be learned from the state of nature.


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  • Helen Wilkes Grist on A sidewalk birthWhat a stupid comment….what truly horrid things have happened in St. Catharines….do tell ????
  • Tracy Lynn on A sidewalk birthWhat an amazing story! 💕
  • Diane Hutchison on A sidewalk birthGod equips the hands of a willing heart. Thanks for sharing this story.
  • Martha Tatarnic on A sidewalk birthThank you. I think I am the one who is blessed!
  • Catherine Barley on A sidewalk birthMartha, that mother was blessed that for some inexplicable reason you altered your usual run that morning. Thank you for…
  • Gail Holman on A sidewalk birthParishioners of St George’s Church all say thank God for you Martha, you are a shining example of a true…
  • Jean Hayes on A sidewalk birthI was so moved by your story! Praise God from whom all blessings flow!
  • John Bullivant on A sidewalk birthThank you for sharing this momentous event which involved 3 people Martha. I think your response to it accurately reflects…
  • Barb Malton on A sidewalk birthBeautiful story. Well done.
  • Martha Tatarnic on A sidewalk birthYou are right!!
  • Kathleen Randle on A sidewalk birthI suspect that God’s hand was working everywhere that day-for all of you! Your adventure reflects everyone’s need (not want)…
  • Martha Tatarnic on A sidewalk birthLovely response. Thanks Michael.
  • Michael Mondloch on A sidewalk birthAn amazing and dramatic story. Let it be a reminder to us all that there are people crying out along…
  • Bettina Neable on A sidewalk birthSo many wonderful reminders in this story. This was truly God’s plan at work. Thank you for sharing and thereby…

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