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The 13 Cs of spiritual resilience: Choices

The 13 Cs of spiritual resilience: Choices

January 16, 2018 at 5:03 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis Theologically speaking, I am a Calvinist which means in part that I have a fairly strong view of destiny and determinism. It’s not that I don’t believe that there is strength in the human will. Anyone in the military, or anyone that watched the recent Invictus Games for that matter, should know that the human will has amazing strength and resiliency. I just believe that the will of God isRead More

Six new year tips for Christians

Six new year tips for Christians

January 9, 2018 at 2:33 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Marcin Rosinski Here is the new year, and with it the resolutions: “I will lose a few kilograms”, “I will run” … I wish you that with all my heart, but experience tells me not many of us will succeed. How can we make this year better? Well, unfortunately there is no universal solution. But here is a completely subjective list of New Year’s tips – straight from my head, my heartRead More

Is prayer one of your Christmas traditions?

Is prayer one of your Christmas traditions?

December 19, 2017 at 4:01 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk Many of us grew up with different Christmas and holiday traditions. Some families write letters to Santa or send cards to friends and relatives, although that tradition has been almost completely replaced by Facebook and other social media. Some families have special traditions related to the decorating of their Christmas tree or setting up a nativity scene, some families read a Christmas story or watch their favorite Christmas movie. FamiliesRead More

Freedom of self-forgetfulness

Freedom of self-forgetfulness

December 12, 2017 at 3:38 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Christopher Willis As my fourth Christmas at 4 Wing is approaching I am struck by how quiet the Wing seems during the weeks of block leave. It seems a lot of people leave and travel away. People go home, wherever home might be, and people nest in and make themselves at home right here. For a variety of reasons my family has chosen not to travel away from 4 Wing during theRead More

Le secret de la confession est absolu et inviolable

Le secret de la confession est absolu et inviolable

December 5, 2017 at 2:54 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Jacques Tremblay Dans le monde d’aujourd’hui, la recherche d’un lieu confidentiel, permettant aux personnes d’être elles-mêmes et de pouvoir faire la vérité sur leur vie, est d’une grande importance. Existe-t-il une situation où ce que l’on dit ne pourra jamais être révélé, ne sera jamais consigné par écrit, et dont personne ne pourra jamais obtenir l’autorisation d’en savoir le contenu? La réponse est oui. En août dernier, la chaîne CBC évoquait laRead More

The 13 C’s of Spiritual Resilience: Control

The 13 C’s of Spiritual Resilience: Control

November 28, 2017 at 2:40 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre David Stewart What is control? There is self-control: can I not eat that piece of cake before supper! But when we speak of control in connection with our spiritual resilience, we are speaking about it in a broader sense. A healthy spirituality informs you of what you can control, what you can’t, and what is worth trying to control. How much control do you feel you have in your life? A healthyRead More