Sometimes God has a special call on our lives. It means that we just have to stop following the crowd that’s following Jesus and get into our own space with Him. It may well be that the Bible study group or church service is no longer nourishing you spiritually.
31 December 2020 was my last day as Executive Director of the Alzheimer Society of Montreal. Even though this was the most challenging year ever in my career, I can say without a doubt that 2020 was the best ever. I am in a place of gratitude, thankful for the opportunity to have led the amazing team at the Society. I am grateful to the members of my LinkedIn network for the resources you have shared, which have supported my professional development.
The Lord is my Shepherd I establish the teachings of Jesus Christ as the guiding principles in my daily life. There is a lot of material and resources on spirituality, self-help, professional and personal success. This is all good. By declaring that the Lord is my shepherd, whatever I take from this material shouldContinue reading “Meditation on the 23rd Psalm”
Our Father Every human being is created by God. God is the common bond of all humanity. We are members of the human family. We are all loved by God. Are we aware that God loves the beggar, the criminal, the disabled, the social outcasts as much as He loves us? How do we honourContinue reading “Meditation on the Lord’s prayer”
As we start 2019, many of us will set goals and make resolutions in the hope that our lives will be better. I wish everyone the joy and satisfaction that comes from the fulfillment of personal and professional goals. As you set your goals and make resolutions for the New Year, I would like to suggestContinue reading “3 Things to Bear in Mind in 2019”
Throughout my life anxiety has always been a friend and a foe. As a friend, anxiety has, in the past, motivated me to get things done now, sooner, rather than later. Anxiety has also been my worst enemy, preventing me from thinking straight, causing me to not do as well I could and should. I haveContinue reading “Walk in faith. Live in abundance.”
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. So said St. Francis of Assisi True to this guiding principle, three Franciscan Sisters endured a long trans-Atlantic voyage from Glasgow, Scotland to serve in Jamaica. This was in 1857, barely 20 years after the emancipation and abolition ofContinue reading “A Tribute to the Franciscan Sisters in Jamaica”
Photo: YWCA Montreal team at Scotiabank Charity Challenge / Défi Caritatif Montreal 2015 I used to think that 13 was an unlucky number, but I changed my mind a few years ago. A brand awareness survey found that 13% of non-client respondents were likely to do business with our company because it sponsored community eventsContinue reading “How to raise funds for charity”
It was in the dimming sunlight of dusk that I had a moment of enlightenment. I was late for an appointment but lucky enough to find a parking space on a crowded street. Even though I had enough money to pay for the thirty minutes I needed, I didn’t have the right coins to putContinue reading “There is Enough for all of Us: My Views on Persistent Poverty, the Prosperity Gospel and Social Justice”
My positive thoughts, affirmations and visualization aren’t a substitute for discerning God’s will. Nor can my positive thoughts and visualisation substitute the “hard work” of patient trusting and faith that declares “Thy will be done.”