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Lessons from 2020

Lessons from 2020

January 12, 2021 at 2:14 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones As we celebrate the New Year and say goodbye to 2020 (many of us breathing a sigh of relief), it may be tempting to rush right into 2021 and put this past year behind us. 2020 has been a challenging and tumultuous year, not just for ourselves, our family, our Wing, our country, but for the entire world. But the New Year can offer us a time of reflection, aRead More

A spirit of generosity and care

A spirit of generosity and care

November 24, 2020 at 2:17 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones I have noticed in the past few months a common conversation which I am having all over the Wing. People are consistently asking a similar question – How can I help? There is a real desire to find ways to help out, whether it’s through volunteering, donations or charity events. All over our Wing people are stepping forward and looking for ways to give a little more and take careRead More

A time of celebrations – Samhain and Halloween

A time of celebrations – Samhain and Halloween

October 26, 2020 at 7:56 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones It’s that time of year again, when we mark the changing of the seasons. Those beautiful golden leaves have started to fall and snowflakes are already flying. Each change of the seasons have their own customs and traditions. And as we shift from the fall into those long winter nights, there are plenty of rituals and celebrations to be had. Many children in Cold Lake are eagerly anticipating a celebrationRead More

Reframing our expectations for the new school year

Reframing our expectations for the new school year

September 8, 2020 at 4:22 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones This week saw many of our children heading back to school. We loaded them onto school buses or dropped them off at schoolyards and in classrooms. We smiled and waved at them as they started a new year full of new possibilities. It was a familiar sight for the beginning of September, but with a few big differences. Due to the COVID-19 protocols, most of the children and all ofRead More

A blessing for  posting season

A blessing for posting season

July 21, 2020 at 3:24 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones There is no mistaking that we have entered posting season. It might look a little different this year because of COVID-19, but there is no mistaking that it is here. The For Sale signs are on the front lawns, moving trucks are a common sight and folks are starting to say their goodbyes over Zoom mug outs or small, socially distant gatherings. With the posting season comes the stress ofRead More

Living with uncertainties

Living with uncertainties

March 17, 2020 at 3:06 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones Living with uncertainties can be difficult. Whether it’s waiting for a posting message, worrying if your partner might leave you, waiting on the results of medical tests or fearing the coronavirus coverage in the news. Living with uncertainties can take a heavy toll and the fears that can arise from the unknown can leave us physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally exhausted and anxious. These fears come from a loss ofRead More