Being Near Jesus

Author: Rev. Peter Cusick Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929-1968  once said: “Yes, Jesus, I want to be on your right or your left side, not for any selfish reason. I want to be on your right or your left side, not in terms of some political kingdom or ambition. But I just...
Private Howard George Gibbons

Private Howard George Gibbons

Howard George Gibbons (1915-1998) was born and raised in Owen Sound.  At the ripe old age of 19 he volunteered in the Canadian Army.  As thousands were serving and giving their lives for freedom and for their country Howard would not sit idly by and watch.  He and his...

Cursed Cancer

Author: Rev. Peter Cusick There are a few things that I have learned to hate.  I hate cancer.  I have buried cancer patients. I have prayed for cancer patients. I have cried with cancer patients. I hate what cancer means. I hate what cancer does. I hate...

No More Singing!

Author: Rev. Peter Cusick A sign of my age—I actually listen to CBC radio in the car!  I was listening to a program a few days ago and the guest was telling us about what kind of entertainment they had in their home growing up.  His home was in Europe, they were...

Getting Kissed on the Forehead

Author: Rev. Peter Cusick I recently had an interesting conversation that took me somewhat by surprise.  A person (we will call him Joe) was telling me the following story.  Both of Joe’s parents were addicted to alcohol and many a night Joe would have spent in his...

Going to School

Author: Rev. Peter Cusick I chuckled the other day when I saw on Facebook  a post from one of my friends.  The post read, “Excited to start my first day of grade 22!”  My friend is working on his doctorate and obviously has spent many a late August getting ready for...

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