Homebodies-Each person has a story

By Rita Friesen

Neepawa Banner & Press

It was a random quote that caught my attention; ‘Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.’ Henry James. And just a bit further down another quote; ‘Don’t wait for people to be friendly. Show them how.’ And again the author was Henry James.

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Faithfully Yours-Stepping out on your own

By Neil Stroschein

Neepawa Banner & Press

don’t often address a specific group of people in these columns. But this week I will make an exception. I want to address those who, in less than one month, will walk through the doors of a local high school for the last time.

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Observation - May 25, 2018

By Addy Oberlain

Neepawa Banner & Press

The month of May is almost finished. What was so special for you this month? A special Mother’s Day celebration? The weather has been co-operating with the seeding of the fields? Enough sunshine and just enough rain?

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Too far to turn back…

By Rita Friesen

Neepawa Banner & Press

Arabbinical commentary on the Old Testament says that some of the Jews walked into the Red Sea up to their necks before the waters parted. The Jewish people had been captives, slaves, to the people of Egypt when Moses convinced Pharaoh to release them.  Granted it took a great deal of convincing and mighty acts of God before they started on their exodus.

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Taking the high road

By Neil Strohschein

Neepawa Banner & Press

Murphy’s Law has never been debated in Canada’s House of Commons, Manitoba’s Legislative Assembly or any local municipal council. It has never been passed into law. You will not find it in any law book. But Murphy’s Law has had an impact on all of us.

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