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May

Spring 2018 Compass Article: Widji News

Widjiitiwin continues to build meaningful relationships with our partners in the Ignite program, and we will again be welcoming groups for 5 of our summer weeks. This means that campers coming to our open enrollment weeks help to make it possible for these groups to bring campers...
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Mar

Are You a Safe Harbour?

I recently discovered the country music group, Renegade Station, and their song Safe Harbour (words below). At Widjiitiwin, we consider safety in our community to be of paramount importance. The relationships between staff and campers and amongst the staff can make or break a...
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Feb

Warning! Moose in a China Shop…

I’ve often wondered where the saying “a bull in a china shop” came from. How does a bull get into a china shop? More on that in a minute. Can you imagine Moose or Bear or Buster or Boomer or Sherlock or Heyoo in a china shop? It has to be arms down, eyes...
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Jan

2018 Summer Theme: Star Wars

    On the far side of the universe on the third planet from the sun is an event becoming known for training Jedi and battling the empire. This event takes us from the beginning of the Star Wars universe right through the Last Jedi and eagerly awaits the Hans Solo...
19
Dec

What Do You Want For Christmas?

by Julie Leis For Noah, Caitlin and Gabriel My children ask each year the same question. After thinking about it, I decided I’d give them my real answer: What do I want for Christmas? I want you. I want you to keep coming around, I want you to bring your kids around (when...
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Nov

A Few Faithful Friends

Everyone needs a few good friends! Really good friends. Faithful friends. Friends you can count on. I have some people, besides my family, that I would go out and help at the drop of a hat or a text or phone call more likely.  Peter heals a lame beggar in Acts 3 One day Peter and...
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Oct

Things I Never Said

Things I never said, but I should have! A good man passed away in our church, everyone said what a great guy he was. I thought so too. Eldon, I looked up to you, consider you an example, even a mentor of what it looks like in this day to be godly, but never told you, I meant to...
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Oct

Marriage: What Does a Good One Look Like?

Marriage isn’t the paper. It’s not the rings or the ceremony either. It’s the relationship of husband and wife each giving 100% of themselves to make it the best relationship they have. It’s hard work and commitment. It’s about love, respect, trust,...
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Sep

Worship Without Wonder is a Waste

When Elaine and I first crested the hill from the parking lot and the Grand Canyon came into view we had an overwhelming sense of awe and wonder. It was jaw dropping, stop you in your tracks, take our breath away amazing (you have to see it first hand, pictures do it n...
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Sep

My Girls Wrecked Me

It used to be “my way or the highway”. It used to be “suck it up”. It used to be “its okay if you want to be wrong”.  My girls and now my grand-kids (Olivia & Logan) have wrecked me. I’ve become soft. They’ve made me mushy. I...
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