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One man’s journey to reclaim his life: Dewey Bozella

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014

This video is a bit long but this is a wonderfully told story of how one man found peace in the strangest of places. Dewey Bozella was locked up for 26 years – a lifetime – for a crime he did not commit. This story is about the triumph of human spirit and living proof of the maxim: “never give up”. One man’s journey to reclaim his life, against all odds; a man fighting his biggest fight outside the boxing ring without any hatred or bitterness towards the system. Dewey Bozella – courageous, persistent, human and finally…free Video from...

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Helping others to Die with Dignity

Posted by on May 15, 2014

“Here is what we seek: a compassion that can stand in awe at what the poor have to carry rather than stand in judgment at how they carry it.”― Gregory Boyle, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion Below is a story of compassion and empathy. I have had the honour of knowing Dan for a number of years and I find him to be a person who can live in awe at what the marginalize have to carry and not in judgement about how they carry it. In this short 4 minute video you will see how the folks at the Peterborough Community Chaplaincy help men to die with dignity. It fits well...

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Quotes of Hope

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. Lewis B. Smedes   To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was...

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Quotes of Hope

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014

“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” Nelson...

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Quotes of Hope

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014

“For the Lord hears the needy and does not despise his own people who are prisoners.” Psalm 69:33

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The Resurrection Goes On! By Harry Nigh

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014

On  Saturday April 19th my friend Timothy and folks from Nazareth Gospel Temple hosted a  first-ever breakfast for their community in the east end of Scarborough that includes the hotels along Kingston Road where some of our poorest neighbours live. It was Timothy’s dream that his church should reach out to hurting people around them. I ate breakfast beside Merna who left her grown sons and grandchildren in Bathurst, New Brunswick to pursue the good life in Toronto. She walked across the road after Timothy knocked on her door with an invitation to come for breakfast. I’ve known Timothy...

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