When I first heard the term “father- wounds” I must confess it was totally unfamiliar to me, but as I started to read through John Eldredge’s classic book “Wild At Heart” I began to realize that a huge percentage of us men have been emotionally wounded by our earthly fathers.
Britain’s The Guardian newspaper reported last Saturday that the Republic of Ireland voted by a landslide on May 25 to legalize abortion. It went on to say that the country, which historically has been considered a “bastion of religious conservatism”, has now become “one of Europe’s most tolerant democracies.”
Twenty years ago, Petawawa troops held their ground in one of the most remarkable episodes of Canada's peacekeeping mission in the former Yugoslavia.
Anglers in search of northern pike and walleye have been out in full force with both species now fair game across the Valley, or Fisheries Management Zone (FMZ) 15 as our government calls it.
“It is an honour and a pleasure for me to have the privilege of presiding over the 1947 council. I bespeak at the outset the co-operation of all members. To all the new members, I extend a cordial welcome and trust that they will find municipal work interesting to them.”
“In refusing to accept an acclamation for the office of mayor of Pembroke for the next two years because a technicality made it possible for him to claim election without a contest, Arthur A. Wallace has set an example for sportsmanship and fairness which is all too often lacking in public life.”
A discussion earlier last week sparked me to dig out this ‘repeat’ column on plantar fasciitis, so I hope you find it helpful. Pain and stiffness in the bottom of the heel that is usually worse in the morning when you take your first steps out of bed is one of the major complaints of those with plantar fasciitis.
There I was sitting in the doctor’s office the other day when in she came, a mom with her gang of kids, four of them. They looked as if they were about three, six, eight and nine – two boys and two girls.
In May and June, we particularly honour our parents. Here are two pieces about mine.
The Willowdale Community Choir under the direction of Melissa Davis gave a powerful rendition of Instruments of Peace last Sunday night in Toronto as a crowd of close to 25,000 people gathered to mourn and remember the victims of the deadly Toronto van attack.
It’s hard to believe, I’ve been writing Kernels of Wisdom now for almost 29 years!
Following the German invasion of Poland in 1939, the antisemitic policy of Adolf Hitler and his high command herded almost 400,000 Jews, 30 per cent of Warsaw’s population, into a ghetto.
We all search for ways to be better versions of ourselves – a never-ending pursuit of self-improvement and opportunities for growth
For thousands of wild gobbler enthusiasts, next Wednesday (April 25) will be like Christmas morning, but with long beards and spurs under the tree.
This year’s Pembroke Area Field Naturalists’ Owl Prowl was held on Saturday, March 24. Despite somewhat cool temperatures, more than 50 people attended the event, forming a car convoy of 11 vehicles. As in previous years, the event was broken up into two segments. The first part consisted of a visit to the Eganville area to observe a resident Great
I have to admit, I am not really much of a calorie counter. I do purposely try hard to make healthier choices – less fat, low sodium, all that kind of stuff.
I want to look at crypto-currencies through the eyes of a Leprechaun. While crypto-currencies have been described as ‘digital gold,’ would a Leprechaun be likely to put them in his pot at the end of the rainbow? What are crypto-currencies, what gives them value and what does the current fascination with them suggest about the state of our existing
George could not believe his eyes.
On March 10 the membership of the PC Party chose Doug Ford as our new leader. I look forward to working closely with Mr. Ford as we take our message of accountability and change to the people of Ontario. It is great to have the issue of the leadership race behind us now so that we can concentrate our efforts on the real challenge: defeating Kathlee