Year: 2017

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Love is Patient

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 “Love …

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Happy Anniversary!

On Feb 14, Gateway and Florence Booth House celebrate their 17th anniversaries! As we celebrate Valentine’s Day we also celebrate the histories of these two shelters. Prayer O God of love, we pray thee to give us love: Love in our thinking, love in our speaking, Love in our doing, and love in the hidden …

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Love & Self-Care

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbour as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on …

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Be Still

He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 Even though this is the 5th Monday in January, it feels like the month just flew by. February is just around the corner and I for one can hardly …

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Mission & Excellence

Once again I’d like to wish each of you a peace and joy filled 2017! The Advent and Christmas seasons have ended. We have also celebrated the Epiphany this past Friday, which is so relevant to the work that we do. Epiphany Day is the culmination of the Advent and Christmas seasons. On this Day, also known …

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