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Bird's Eye View

How an encounter with some fine-feathered friends reminded me not to worry.

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Is keeping birds off the road much like raising teenagers? This is what Diane Stark and her daughter, Julia, discussed one day while they were running errands in the family car. Their answer might surprise you!

The Voices of Angels

From kettle bells to Broadway, this sister duo's talent soars.

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Cassandra and Callahan Armstrong went viral for their moving rendition of An Easter Hallelujah, which provided encouragement to millions looking for inspiration and peace.

Brooke's Way Back

Hard work and determination helped a young man turn his life around.

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“The Salvation Army took me in and treated me like family,” Brooke beams. “It doesn’t matter where you come from, who you are or what you believe—The Salvation Army is here to help without judgment.”

Mary's Memories

For one woman's veteran father, The Salvation Army was everywhere during the Second World War.

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From the time he returned from the Second World War until his death, Henry Bellegarde always donated to The Salvation Army. Recognizing all the work and dedication he had seen during the war had had an impact on him, and his daughter, Mary, inherited his love for the Army as well. 

Getting to Know You

God surprised me with a compliment from an unlikely source.

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Jeanette Levellie had steered away from someone who had made unkind comments to her. But taking up the opportunity to preach at that person's church made Jeanette nervous. Would Robin approach her after the worship service and make a hurtful remark? 

The Battle Against Hunger

The Salvation Army is helping to bring food security to those without.

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October 16 has been designated by the UN as World Food Day. This comes just days after Thanksgiving, when many of us sat with family and enjoyed a large meal together. Maybe this year we will not only give thanks for what we have bu also reflect on the millions of people around the world who have far less than we do. As you will read, The Salvation Army's international development department is involved in many projects around the world, bringing food security to individuals and families.

Coffee Conversations

Sharing hope and encouragement, one double-double at a time.

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In October 2019, Major Morgan Hillier, the Salvation Army pastor at Mount Pearl Corps, N.L., met a friend for coffee at a Tim Hortons. “He was going through some challenges. As we were talking, I gave him some advice, which I wrote on a napkin,” says Major Morgan. Wondering if others would find it useful as well, he snapped a picture

Rolling With the Punches

Stunt performer Neil Davison brings faith to film.

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Neil Davison has crashed cars, plummeted off cliffs and been engulfed in flames. He has fought superheroes, monsters and mutants. He’s died a thousand deaths in countless movies and TV shows. “I rely on my faith, but I don’t throw myself into things, thinking, God’s got me,” he says. “Being a good stunt performer is about intelligent courage—I don’t feel like I take foolish or irresponsible risks. But I still find strength in knowing that God is there for me and cares about me.”

A Piece of the Puzzle

What began as fun turned into a chore. Would we ever find the solution to this mystery?

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Do you think you have all the pieces to your life? That's what Jeanette Levellie thought when she started a puzzle that looked to be a "fun" little way to pass the time. But as she found out, only God knows exactly where each piece fits -- in puzzles or in life.

Escaping the Pain of the Past

Thanks to the Army, Kyle is achieving goals and realizing dreams he never thought possible.

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With the help of The Salvation Army, Kyle broke away from the chaos and abuse of an abusive family and was able to achieve his goal to return to school. “I got lucky finding The Salvation Army,” he says. “I can’t believe I am alive today, where I’ve come from and how far I’ve made it.”