Chaplain’s Corner: STAY ON TARGET

February has arrived. So how are those New Year’s resolutions going? I suspect that we all know that mid February is when a lot of...

Padre’s Corner: Welcome to January

Welcome to January, and the New Year, 2024!  After a long and hopefully restful holiday season, January is here and with it comes the...

Recognizing Loss in the Holiday Season

As we enter the festive season, more celebrations and gatherings will take place throughout our community. Although we recognize it as a season of...

Padre’s Corner: HATS OFF TO AN AMAZING GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS

Maj Bob Lay, Senior Base Chaplain met with a representative gathering of former volunteers from the Base Borden Thrift Shop. This group of committed...

Endure and Thanksgiving

I’ve recently finished listening to Audible’s production of Alex Hutchinson’s work “Endure- Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance.” The author...

Reciprocity

Reciprocity, the give and take in much of our lives is based on a devised or assumed reciprocal relationships. Reflect with me for a...

Padre’s Corner: The Practise of Gratitude

Many studies have revealed that gratitude can make you happier and healthier. One study performed by Dr. Robert A. Emmons (University of California), divided participants...

Padre, Chaplain and aumônier: Where do these names come from?

Chaplains have been serving the military community for a long time. Here is a bit of history to help you understand where the words...

Padre’s Corner: Stress, like a CBRN environment?

  I’ve been reflecting on stress, and how much it can seem to pile up. I imagined the stresses were like a chemical, biological, radiological, and...

Padre’s Corner: Unspectacular seeds, spectacular outcomes

The beautiful Wanaka Tree lives and thrives out of what seems to be impossible circumstances. This anomaly in New Zealand’s Wanaka region seemingly grows out...
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