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The Quarterly Review PART II

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Continuing from Part I The news from the doctor was generally positive. The tumour was there but its size wasn’t so threatening as thought and the Specialist was optimistic that the prescribed medications should help to reduce the size of the tumour. We were relieved and thankful that the size of the tumour was small. So no invasive surgery would be required. The next step now would be to...

the quarterly review Part I

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Within a blink of an eye it is now already the end of March of 2021. How the weeks and months flew by was beyond me. But it has definitely been one helluva roller coaster right for these last 3 months. So much as happened that I feel somewhat bad for not even chronicling them down! 2021 has been a rather peculiar year. It’s turning out to be not quite what one would expect. As a newly...

Using the ordinary to do the extraordinary

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Water, mud, bread, fish, basket, bathe, spit, wash, stretch, rise. All common elements that God uses to achieve the supernatural. The gospels are full of them. In every miracle, Jesus performed he didn’t use big magical stuff or fireworks to bedazzled his audience or crowd. He didn’t even require the other patient to have deep and matured faith or be well versed in the Torah or be...

Starting the year with Shingles

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And so I am starting 2021 with Shingles. Yes, yours truly by some mysterious way contracted shingles (actually not very mysterious because I have had Chicken Pox before but that was more than a decade ago) and man does it hurt. Its also a very sucky time for me to be down with Shingles because not only it is contagious (to those who haven’t yet contracted Chicken Pox) but it also limits me...

Goodbye 2020

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Twenty Twenty. What an epic an eventful year it was. Ask anyone 5, 10, 15 years down the road on what they could recall of the 2nd decade in the 21st century and many without a doubt would tell you about the year that we were hit with the pandemic. Yes – COVID, pandemics, deaths, resurging waves, job losses, black lives matter and vaccines would be the headlines that would dominate 2020 as...

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