Observation - March 30, 2018

Addy Oberlin
Neepawa Banner & Press

Many thoughts are crossing my mind this week. The kids are enjoying a week free from school. It is the time for chocolate bunnies and eggs, but also new life born on the farms. Calves are born and bunnies, kittens and puppies will follow soon.

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Faithfully Yours - My tribute to a giant

Neil Strohschein
Neepawa Banner & Press 

The Christian community lost a spiritual giant just over a month ago. On February 21, after a long battle with Parkinson’s and other ailments, Rev. Billy Graham passed away. He was 99. His body was laid to rest on March 2 on the grounds of the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina; next to the body of his wife who predeceased him in 2007. But his words will live on, thanks to audio tapes of his radio sermons, video tapes of sermons given at crusades and the many books he wrote during his lifetime.

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Observation - March 23, 2018

Addy Oberlin
Neepawa Banner & Press

The procedure is done and the treatments are finished. However it was said that a fatigue could last up to three month and medication needed to be taken.

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Faithfully yours - It’s time to go to work

Neil Strohschein
Neepawa Banner & Press

Every Canadian election campaign ends the same way.  A winner is declared and the leader of the winning party goes to the podium to make the victory speech. Every speech ends the same way. After thanking all those who helped the party win, the new Prime Minister or Premier will say: “Tonight we celebrate. Tomorrow we go to work.”

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Observation - March 16, 2018

Addy Oberlin
Neepawa Banner & Press

The other day the unforeseen happened. I got stuck in the snow in the busiest street in town. I should have known better and not parked there. An embarrassing situation, but a kind young man, and someone who stopped and helped me on my way. In the evening I had an appointment, but fear took over (what if I got stuck again) and I cancelled my appointment.

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