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Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit

Looking back on 2011: My most-widely read online articles

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Motherhood and Apple Pie

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Florence Nightingale: Mother of Nursing

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Queen Victoria and Sir James Simpson

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Alexander Graham Bell: Inventing the future

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Thomas Edison: Let There Be Light….

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Samuel de Champlain and Sieur de Monts: Canadian heroes

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Laura Secord: more than just chocolates

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Dr. James Naismith: Father of Basketball

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My Fair Lady

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Sir Alexander Fleming: Countless Millions Saved

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Simon Fraser: Canada’s most successful failure

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Carl Jung and the Gnostic Reconciliation of Gender Opposites

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Taekwondo and the Martial Arts: Mere Exercise or Trojan Horse??

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Louis Riel: Canadian Patriot?

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Carl Jung, Neo-gnosticism, and the MBTI

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The Birth of the Book

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Sir Alexander Mackenzie the Scottish Bulldog

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Captain James Cook: World Explorer

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David Thompson: “Star-Gazer”

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Jesus Loves me, This I know…

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Author: edhird

I am the Rector of St. Simon's Church North Vancouver, B.C., having served there since 1987. Ordained in 1980, I have also served at St. Philip's Vancouver and St. Matthew's Abbotsford. My wife Janice and I have three sons James, Mark, and Andrew. I was the Past President and Chaplain for Alpha Canada. While serving as the National Chair for Anglican Renewal Ministries of Canada, I was one of three co-signers of the Montreal Declaration of Anglican Essentials http://www3.telus.net/st_simons/arm05.htm For the past 26 years, I have been privileged to write over 400 articles as a columnist on spiritual issues for local North Vancouver newspapers. In the last number of years, I have had the opportunity to lead conferences and retreats in Honduras, Rwanda, Washington State, BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland, and Toronto. My new sequel Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit, with a foreword by Dr JI Packer, is online with Amazon.com in both paperback http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/097820221X/ref=redir_mdp_mobile and ebook form http://tiny.cc/tanhmx . In Canada, Amazon.ca has it available in paperback http://tiny.cc/dknhmx and ebook http://tiny.cc/wmhmmx . It is also posted on Amazon UK (paperback and ebook ), Amazon France (paperback and ebook), and Amazon Germany (paperback and ebook). Restoring Health is also available online on Barnes and Noble in both paperback and Nook/ebook form. Nook gives a sample of the book to read online: http://tiny.cc/vj3bmx . Indigo also offers the Kobo ebook version: http://tiny.cc/kreonx . You can also obtain it through ITunes as an IBook: http://tiny.cc/1ukiox The book 'Restoring Health: body, mind and spirit' focuses on strengthening a new generation of healthy leaders. Drawing on examples from Titus' healthy leadership in the pirate island of Crete, it shows how North Americans can embrace a holistically healthy life. In order to obtain a copy of the prequel book 'Battle for the Soul of Canada', please send a $18.50 cheque to 'Ed Hird', #1008-555 West 28th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7N 2J7. For mailing the book to the USA, please send $20.00 USD. For more info, please click on www3.telus.net/st_simons/nsnews030.html

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