Mireille Mishriky

Paying it forward – Uplifting story to begin the week!

Good day,  With so much troubling, worrying and negative news stories, I thought I would start a new tradition of finding positive articles, stories, or anecdotes that I would share with you to start the week. This story was shared on CNN (the link is attached at the end of the article). I have transcribed it here in case it gets removed by that webmaster at a future date.  Taking Action For A Caring Stranger  When University of South Carolina student Robert Caldaroni heard that Wendy's worker Malcolm Coleman had lost his home, he sprung into action. He convinced his...

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This International Women’s Day Let’s Introduce Our Children to Fierce Biblical Women Who Changed the Course of History!

Modern Day Icons When we think of  International Women’s Day, we invariably think of certain icons; at least I do. To name a few, the following women spring to my mind: Frida Kahlo, Jane Austin, Rosa Parks, Catherine the Great, Queen Elizabeth I, Anne Frank,  Sojourner Truth. Each one of these women accomplished what, up until their lifetime, would have been considered impossible. Whether in art, literature, politics or activism, they left their imprint on the world. They were fierce, determined, passionate, brave, heroic, strong. How often do we think of Biblical Women in those same terms? Do our children...

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Baby Shower in The Sky

When strangers host an impromptu baby shower for new parents Starting off Monday with a feel-good and uplifting story! With so much troubling, worrying and negative news stories, I thought I would start a new tradition of finding positive articles, stories, or anecdotes that I would share with you to start the week. This story was shared on the Good News Network (the link is attached at the end of the article). I have transcribed it here in case it gets removed by that webmaster at a future date.  Baby Shower in the sky! When these anxious parents were flying...

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Introducing Philo and the SuperHolies VBS Program for elementary aged kids!

Counting down to Summer Are you already thinking about summer? I know I am. In Canada, winter has been long and cold, with no end in sight of snowfall. Add to this the never-ending school projects and exams, which add to the sense of despair. Is it any wonder that sunny carefree vacation days are my go-to mental happy place when I close my eyes? I wish winter would come to an end: NOW! Summer's #1 Challenge: Entertaining Our Children Summer comes with its own set of challenges though. How to occupy the young ones during the day? Filling their...

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When your cooking is compared to canned goods!

No fancy-schmancy here! Some people like to exaggerate the elegance of a dish they cooked and make it sound fancy. For example, calling pigs in a blanket "cocktail sausages in a delicate puff pastry shell". I have to overcome the opposite challenge: my family is suspicious of any “fancy” sounding dish I present. I find myself downplaying the name of any new recipe just to ensure that they will actually give it a chance! This is how Nigella Lawson’s delicious Greek Lamb Stew recipe became known as Beef and Pasta! (I switched the lamb for beef because lamb is not...

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Best Vegan Cookbooks full of easy & delicious recipes to help end the repetitiveness of vegan suppers during the 55 days of Lent!

Man cannot live by bread alone… True! But 55 days of vegan suppers can get repetitive pretty quickly. This is why I have been reading vegan and vegetarian cookbooks to help end the repetitiveness of vegan suppers during the 55 days of Lent! I always start out Lent with the best Spiritual objectives in mind: more time studying the Bible, less time devoted to worldly activities. Usually, I also start with ambitious culinary intentions, as well. For example, I delude myself into thinking that I will not serve the same dinner twice during Lent. Holy Week is my exception Holy...

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Heartwarming Valentine’s Day Activities for Christian Families guaranteed to create lasting memories and provide hours of fun

Creating wholesome Valentine's Day Memories Whether you enjoy Valentine’s Day or not, children are bombarded by Valentine’s Day cards, candies, and activities for a few days every year. Whether at school, at extra-curricular activities, or on television, our children are introduced to notions of romantic love throughout the year. This year, I searched the internet to bring you a collection of heartwarming activities that put the focus on Jesus, the ultimate source of unconditional love. The collection includes crafts, printables and object lessons that I found particularly enjoyable and mission-driven. My objective is not to vilify Valentine’s, on the contrary....

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God always provides: what I learned from Captain Crow

When you lose a confrontation with a crow and it teaches you a valuable lesson! God always provides, I learnt this lesson in the most unsuspecting ways and from a rather intimidating teacher. He had been staring at me since I sat down. I took one look at him and decided that my usual indifference might be upgraded to annoyance, for this occasion. As I was accustomed to these looks, intense, unflinching, and almost predatory, I tried to ignore him. Usually, I took comfort in the fact that a window separated us and that we each go our separate way,...

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Endurance – Wisdom from Frida Kahlo

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Inspirational Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr. was a GREAT man. To honour his memory, I would like to share some of his quotes that I find inspirational: “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” “It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.” “Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.” “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” “We will remember not the words of our...

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