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Stand Against Fear
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Slow Down: One Step At A Time
Valentine: Love Is Not Enough
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  • How Much is too Much?
    October 23, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    How Much is too Much?

    Frequently, individuals tell me that they are overwhelmed with life and after a few questions they reveal the fact that they are surrounded by “stuff” that steals their time and energy. Laundry piles up when teens try on several outfits...

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  • Beliefs Drive Our Behaviours
    October 1, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Beliefs Drive Our Behaviours

    When a baby elephant is born, those in charge use a chain around one of its legs and a stake in the ground to limit its ability to roam.  Over time, even though the elephant grows to more than 5,000...

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  • My Responsibility
    August 13, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    My Responsibility

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could control everything?  Well, maybe not!  I can remember when, in my youth, I would think that I had some amazing ideas and if God would just appoint me to his Board of Directors,...

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  • Growing Strong and Beautiful
    July 16, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Growing Strong and Beautiful

    Every year I put a few pots of annuals on my condo’s deck. The other day I was disappointed to see that a storm had blown off all the blossoms from my trailing petunias. They were lying on the deck...

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  • Who Can You Trust and Why?
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Who Can You Trust and Why?

    I always find it interesting to watch politicians who attack their opponents and then, when they drop out of the race because of lack of support, back the person who they have been trashing. It is easy to attack others...

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  • Stand Against Fear
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Stand Against Fear

    Journalists know that "what leads - bleeds". People read newspapers and listen to news when there are exciting - not boring - things happening. Twenty-four-hour internet and television broadcasts can throw you into a world of crisis very easily so...

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  • Believe What Others Do
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Believe What Others Do

    Often individuals are disappointed or resentful after a person who they trust lets them down. Anyone can make promises or say things that they don't mean, and problems occurs if we believe they will follow through. It is especially foolish...

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  • Professional Silos
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Professional Silos

    I was raised in a small town in southern Saskatchewan. We had a couple of doctors and a small hospital but seldom had any contact with "specialists" and if required, needed to drive almost an hour to the nearest city...

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  • Hard Work and Courage
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Hard Work and Courage

    When my granddaughter Janaya graduated from high school in Saskatoon the school gave her a one-thousand-dollar scholarship for university. She is intelligent but also has an amazing work ethic and invests a lot of time into her studies. Intelligence plus...

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  • Slow Down: One Step At A Time
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Slow Down: One Step At A Time

    A few years ago, I telephoned a mentor and said "I don't know if I want to live in British Columbia". She was surprised and asked for more information. I told her that I had found an advertisement for what...

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  • Valentine: Love Is Not Enough
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Valentine: Love Is Not Enough

    I recently spoke at the wedding of a dear friend. My message to the couple who had made vows that day might have surprised some of those who were listening. You see, I told them that love is not enough....

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  • Think Young
    March 8, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Think Young

    I usually smile when I am around young children but there isn't a bigger grin that when I am with my three-year old granddaughter, Nariya. We spent some time together this weekend and she reminded me of so many things...

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