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  • Of Pitfalls and Pratfalls

    by

    “The way it was and I saw it; the way it is as I see it.” Like many, Dorothy Hart’s life is full of ups and downs, pitfalls and pratfalls. But all those hardships and mishaps only turned her into a strong and opinionated woman. In Of Pitfalls and ...


  • 1 Sussex Drive

    Short stories, memorable moments and anecdotes from the past, as told by those who worked behind the scenes at the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General by

    Rideau Hall, the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General, has been host to some of the greatest leaders and dignitaries in history. Members of royal families, world leaders and heads of state have stayed there and have experienced, ...


  • Laughter Growing

    a Mennonite-Mexican boyhood by

    Hair-raising escapades ranging from the heights of a windmill to utter darkness in a deep well. Staring a deadly snake in the eye and facing the menacing eyes of a snarling wolf. Delight over a sack of oranges at Christmas and the shame of begging ...


  • Do Your Best

    Family, Friends, Mentors and the US Army Guide a Boy to Manhood by

    Do Your Best is the intimate story of a young man, Herbert W. Ridyard, who shares his life lessons—about love, honesty, and dedication—for the benefit of his greater family, friends, historians, and the general populace, but also in memory of those ...


  • Path of a Healer

    A Time to Reflect by

    “Path of a Healer: a time to reflect,” is a story of the boundaries between life and death. Written by a pediatric cardiac surgeon, Dr. Jacques LeBlanc, the memoir examines and pays homage to a father-son relationship, faith, friendship, ...


  • A Journey back to Europe

    Crossing the Atlantic By Freighter and Exploring Europe in 1960 by

    In 1960, Otto Schmalz and his wife, Gertrud, decided to take a four-month vacation to their native Europe, where they would tour parts of West Germany, Switzerland, Holland, and Italy, visiting family and friends, and seeing as much of the continent ...


  • Resilience

    The Journey of Self-Discovery by

    In 1992, two hours after she gave birth to her first daughter in Juba, Sudan, bombs began falling on the city. Like thousands of her fellow citizens, author Kiden Jonathan was forced to flee. Kiden, her husband, and their growing family spent the ...


  • Never Perfect Always Blessed

    My Journey to Wholeness by

    Never Perfect Always Blessed recounts one woman’s journey to wholeness. Revealing intimate and empowering insights on the author’s teen pregnancy, the challenges she faced as she raised her son without his father and her journey to self-awareness, ...


  • Resurrection of Innocence: The Life of Nuta Miller

    Death to the Pain of the Past Resurrected and Restored to Life by

    Childhood trauma and abuse have repercussions that can last a lifetime, interfering with our ability to trust, hope, and love, forever casting a shadow over our perception of the world … and of ourselves. What’s worse is that so many people will ...


  • A 1960s Global Odyssey

    Around the World in 80 Months by

    During the turbulent 1960s, when much of the Western world was undergoing social upheaval and unrest, and years before computers, smartphones and the proliferation of modern-day guidebooks, two young men set o ff from their native England to work ...