Here is the complete Forward to the new book “Up!” It explains what it’s all about, and some very important Thank Yous at the end!
The title of this blog speaks for itself. Mostly. Read on to steer away from Jerkville and to find out what true friends are for.
When a parent dies too soon. 3 people share what they miss the most and the advice they’d give everyone else.
Because we can pronounce hyperbole and always find the Cheerios at the grocery store, we can easily think that the wisdom train only goes one way. But what if our kids were on a secret mission to teach us some things too?
I asked you to answer this question: What is 1 thing you’ve done that has helped or served someone in a practical way? This blog is what you sent in. Wow.
It’s a strong idea: Each of us has a mate out there—a perfect mate. A match-made-in-heaven. A “soul mate.” Most people think of their “soul”
On April 14th, 1912 something happened at 11:40pm. A huge ship holding over 3300 people hit an iceberg. Over the next few hours it would sink to
Would you live any differently? My dad died in November and we recently had his birthday. It made me reflective. As I said at the time (click here
I know it’s a highly-charged topic. And it’s in the news. Recently CTV reported, “The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously struck down the ban on
(My dad, Eric Ruttan, died on Sunday, November 16th. He lived 2 months less two days after being diagnosed with aggressive cancers in several parts
Einstein said that “curiosity has its own reason for existing.” As if wonder has its own self-propelling magnetism. Curiosity and questioning are daily menu items
Every once in a while I happen upon a lightning-bolt reminder of something vital. Something that causes you to pause, take stock, and clean and refocus
This isn’t one of those lists that tells you to start doing a bunch more things so that (a) you have more stuff to do
Don’t sweat it. They’re not your judge. “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever follows crooked ways will be exposed.” (Proverbs 10:9) Victory is tied
Boys are different from girls. I grew up as 1 of 3 boys. Now, I have a son. My friends have sons. And there are boys
I once thought my destiny was to be an NHL-er. I did pretty well for a while. But I was no Sydney Crosby. I “failed”
It’s Christmas Day. A baby cries. It will not be the last time. A mother is tired. It will not be the last time. Hope
I think we all want Christmas to be awesome. Filled with awe. And as I drive through the neighbourhoods and see multi-coloured lights going up
Like me you’ve probably heard someone say they’re “spiritual but not religious.” Maybe it’s a friend; maybe it’s you. No one has told me they’re
What does our culture value? Or, for that matter, what do you value? I heard a story about a woman who had a family wedding ring she