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Choosing to stray SPIRITUAL GROWTH by Esther Colpitts

A friend phoned to tell me that her gray cat went missing. She had water in the basement and had left the window open to air out the bedroom downstairs…

The Parents’ Voice By Shelley Heaphy

Grandparents’ Day This coming Sunday is Grandparents’ Day. If you haven’t heard about it you’re not alone, not everyone knows about or celebrates this holiday. So if you’re just hearing…

Look alikes

Walking down a country road, I spied a white rock in the shape of a heart. It was the size of my smallest fingernail. I brought it home. The other…

The Parents’ Voice By Shelley Heaphy Shawville Fair

Since moving to Shawville, my perspective of the fair has changed drastically. Growing up in Campbell’s Bay, the fair always meant back to school. It meant trying out your new…

The Parents’ Voice By Shelley Heaphy Dealing with anaphylactic allergies

Growing up I only knew one child with allergies and I always felt she was singled out because of it. Parents and teachers alike would blame that child for not…

Grassy paths SPIRITUAL GROWTH by Esther Colpitts

The path has stones set in the ground and some lovely plants growing on each side. I took the advice and sure enough with all the rain, the grass grew…