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If you can believe it I used to be a normal kid. I’ve always been short for my age but nothing like I am now. I haven’t grown at all because of my chemo treatments over the past two years. Katelyn Murray was on a twenty-four month journey through leukemia. Her journey started when she was twelve. On Sunday February 4, 2018 (World Cancer Day) she told her story and rang her “end-of-treatment-bell” at North Pointe. She is one tough teen. This is a portion of the speech she gave at her celebration party. My Dream Is Still Alive At one time my doctors told me my bones would not support my weight and I could never play soccer again….

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Its holiday time and that means time to reflect on 2017. 17 Lessons Learned In 2017 1. Time doesn’t fly. Is it really the end of December? Times doesn’t fly – its on warp drive. 2017 taught me to be fully present in the moments of every day in the years ahead. And friends gave me Carl Lentz’s book for Christmas to ensure I own the moments of 2018. 2. Vulnerability opens doors to healing. Brock Harrison struggled with depression but even more with the vulnerability of letting others know why he was struggling. In January he chose vulnerability over anxiety and said, “Let’s talk.” Even he was surprised by the gratitude expressed by others across Canada who opened up…

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Life can be tough for people at any age, but most would agree that being a teenager is exceptionally difficult. When else can you can wake up with the comforts of childhood, and go to bed with the painful weight of awareness? And who else gets more of a bad rap than teens? These teens were caught in the act. The Quest Four teens set out on a Quest to find buried treasure in Banff. The most incredible things happened as they lead their appreciative audience through a creative script, original songs, laughter and insight to something priceless. Scriptwriter/Producer/Actor – Pastor Jeremy Gifford – summarizes our sentiment in saying, “The amazing team from our youth production this weekend #TheQuest did…

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