Tag - Faith

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

The Pouteaux’s Were Here

Our plane lowered through the clouds over a choppy section of the Atlantic Ocean, though I could not hear or smell the ocean over the roar of the turbine...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Taking Turns

I have fond memories of my childhood home. I remember the quirks of our kitchen cabinets, the creaky places in the hallway floor, and the way the light came in...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

The Power of Unmerited Favour

It’s super easy to come up with a list of people who deserve a pat on the back. We like to think of ourselves as skilled connoisseurs of warrant, able to pick...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Don’t be Helpful, Be Curious

Albert Einstein is certainly one of the smartest people of the past century. Just even the name makes us think of brilliance and a capacity for remarkable...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Unhealthy Neighbourhood Habits

Thriving neighbourhoods change the way we live, for the better. A healthy neighbourhood is a place where people can be safe, find support, discover...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Back of Your Hand

Simone Weil wrote that “attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” We have only so much attention to give, and when we turn that attention...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

How Will We Be Found?

From 1941 to 1944 while bombs dropped over England and across Europe during the second World War, CS Lewis, then in his early 40s, would ride the train to the...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Mr. Roger’s Day

In my office hangs an illustration of ’Saint Fred, the Neighbourly.’ To millions of people, Fred Rogers represents the very best of us. With patience and...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Don’t Pay Attention

I used to live near a sprawling park with lumpy hills, clusters of trees and a puddle-for-a-pond. My wife and I had walked through that park a hundred times...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Standing Over Here

When I was a boy I remember when a special kiosk was set up in our local mall. Surrounding it were people, heads tilted, eyes crossed, looking at strange...

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