Life Lessons

Every day we are bombarded with news from our communities, and around the world. Disasters, tragedies, wars, environmental issues, politics, corporate scandals, social and lifestyle issues, winners and losers. The media has touched every part of our lives – feeding us the same information on world events and happenings – creating a bond shared among citizens of this planet. This Bible based site draws Life Lessons from the news.

 

Can we learn deeper ‘life’ lessons from the same stories splashed across the news? Every couple of weeks, a new story is added to this section. Why would we add a piece of news here? We hope that by comparing and contrasting parts of the story to the spiritual side of your life, you will dig deeper, and think about your own personal relationship with God.

 

If the life lesson drawn from the story conflicts with your thinking, please email and let us know. If the story has raised a question or concern in your mind, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us personally.

Life Lessons

$50,000 Gift Donated by Accident

By On January 29, 2019

Donating intentionally to charities is a common occurrence. People donate dollars and gifts-in-kind to charities of their choice. But Jane and Brian Lowe in Halifax, Nova Scotia have major regrets about the gift they didn’t intend to give. They never intended to donate $50,000 worth of diamonds, pearls and gold jewelry to Diabetes Canada. It was a huge gift and…

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Canadian Gets a New Face and a New Future – A Spiritual Reflection

By On November 18, 2018

New hearts are quite common now. Around the world, 3,500+ people every year receive a new-to-them heart. Medically, the first successful heart transplant was done in 1967 in South Africa. Face transplants are far less common. The first full-face transplant was done in 2010 in Spain and since then, fewer than 45 have been undertaken around the world. Canada’s first…

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Impermanence of Stunning Sand Art – Like Life

By On October 10, 2018

It sounds like one of those heavy-duty words – impermanence. But it’s not too difficult at all to wrap your head around the concept. Something that’s here today but gone tomorrow is impermanent. Something that stole the spotlight yesterday but is nowhere to be found today – is impermanent. A temporary show. The stunning yellow rose that won the summer…

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Welcome to the Bible!

By On August 18, 2018

The Bible is divided into two major sections – the Old Testament and the New Testament. Perhaps you just have a copy of the New Testament or maybe you have both sections. The Old was written prior to the birth of Christ and the New was written after Christ’s mission to the earth. The Bible is like a letter from…

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Zuckerberg’s $16 Billion Loss in Five Minutes

By On July 26, 2018

Everyone, at some point, sustains a loss. Some hits in life are shocking and serious, but then, sadly, there are others that are devastating and disastrous. We can bounce back from most, but some losses are of such a magnitude, there’s no chance for recovery. The founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg took a huge hit. It must have…

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Highway to Heaven – Does it Matter?

By On July 11, 2018

Some think of it as an old television series from the 80’s starring Michael Landon. Others know Highway to Heaven as a hymn and love its lyrics. There may be some who confuse the title with Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven while others can’t help thinking of the contrast with AC/DC’s big, but sad song Highway to Hell.  But if you ever visit the west…

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Avicii Craving Peace

By On May 10, 2018

Avicii was only 28. In just a few short years he had amassed millions and his world-wide fame spiked to 320 performances in a year. People in the entertainment business use terms such as his ‘meteoric rise’ to describe his popularity after the release of his hit-single Levels in 2011. The lyrics were simple – Oh, sometimes I get a…

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Every Secret Exposed – What About God?

By On April 10, 2018

When the FBI or the MI5 show up at your door, unannounced, with a search warrant, it must be a horrifying experience. With all the power and authority of the American or the British Governments behind them, they start rummaging through your personal belongings. Their warrant says nothing is off-limits. It is a raid. Drawers are opened. Secret stashes are…