As a Canadian I find it tough to swallow what I see happening in France right now. Only 8.1%* of French workers belong to labour unions and that number is split between several unions. Yet this tiny percentage is holding the rest of the country hostage. Want to know what’s really happening?
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Strolling through Paris
This is a guest post that I wrote for my blogger friend Maria Jørgensen who blogs from Denmark…
I would like to introduce you to my guest-blogger Mike with his blog “AIMLong”. Mike and his family are missionaries in France originally from Canada. A few weeks ago I attended the #WeekendCoffeeShare and read his post on beautiful flower arrangements at a French castle. I liked it and I started to follow.
Do you enjoy traveling? I do and there is always something very special about Paris.
I vaguely remember my first visit to Paris, back in 1988: It was one of those “Do as much as you can in a day-and-a-half” kind of visits.
- Quick, quick, quick…. Notre Dame, the Latin Quarter, the Catacombs, Sacré Coeur, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre (well… maybe just to see the Mona Lisa), the Garnier Opera…. Versailles is out of town? Oh dear!
- Eat? No time to sit & eat… Let’s just grab a jambon-beurre
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Canadians overdo apologies …or do they?
“Americans do not say it,
the British do not mean it,
and the Canadians overdo it.”
The National Post
His Eye is on the Sparrow…
Do you remember the old hymn “His eye is on the sparrow”? We’ve been a bit of a case study for that over the past week…
Pentecost: experiencing & anticipating
This has been a week where we’ve seen God’s hand at work in a couple of our services. Pentecost… it’s not just a date on the calendar or a page out of history. It’s still happening.
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